Southchurch Demographics (Southend-on-Sea, England)

Southchurch is a ward in Southend-on-Sea of East of England, England and includes areas of Wick, Bournes Green, Thorpe Bay, North Shoebury and Southchurch.

In the 2011 census the population of Southchurch was 9,710 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Southchurch is 42, while the median age is higher at 43.

90.1% of people living in Southchurch were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.0% Scotland, 0.8% India, 0.6% Wales, 0.6% Zimbabwe, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% Pakistan, 0.2% Kenya, 0.2% Sri Lanka.

96.5% of people living in Southchurch speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Gujarati, 0.3% Polish, 0.3% Bengali, 0.2% Tamil, 0.2% Urdu, 0.2% Albanian, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Spanish.

The religious make up of Southchurch is 57.7% Christian, 28.0% No religion, 1.8% Muslim, 1.7% Jewish, 1.6% Hindu, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.3% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic. 706 people did not state a religion. 43 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 5 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

50.2% of people are married, 10.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 21.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.9% are separated or divorced. There are 491 widowed people living in Southchurch.

The top occupations listed by people in Southchurch are Professional 16.2%, Administrative and secretarial 15.6%, Associate professional and technical 13.1%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.1%, Administrative 11.8%, Elementary 10.5%, Skilled trades 10.4%, Elementary administration and service 9.4%, Sales and customer service 8.8%, Corporate managers and directors 8.4%.

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