South Demographics (Maidstone, England)

South is a ward in Maidstone of South East, England and includes areas of Bockingford, Tovil, Chequers Centre, Farleigh Hill, Loose, Spectrum Business Centre, Palace Industrial Estate, Union Park, The Progress Estate, Mangravet, Orchard Industrial Estate, Phoenix Park, Francis Estate, Spectrum Business Estate, Haslemere Trading Estate, Haslemere Industrial Estate, Park Wood, Boxmend Industrial Estate and Target Business Centre.

In the 2011 census the population of South was 8,331 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in South is 41, while the median age is also 41.

89.3% of people living in South were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 0.9% Scotland, 0.9% Wales, 0.6% South Africa, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% India, 0.2% United States, 0.2% Hong Kong , 0.2% Zimbabwe.

95.8% of people living in South speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.0% Polish, 0.6% Nepalese, 0.2% Lithuanian, 0.2% French, 0.1% Tamil, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% Bulgarian, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% Russian.

The religious make up of South is 65.6% Christian, 24.5% No religion, 0.8% Hindu, 0.7% Muslim, 0.6% Buddhist, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist.

556 people did not state a religion. 29 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

53.7% of people are married, 12.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 18.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.6% are separated or divorced. There are 389 widowed people living in South.

The top occupations listed by people in South are Professional 16.9%, Associate professional and technical 15.3%, Administrative and secretarial 14.6%, Skilled trades 11.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.7%, Administrative 10.7%, Corporate managers and directors 8.6%, Elementary 8.5%, Business and public service associate professionals 7.9%, Sales and customer service 7.8%.