South Chafford Demographics (Thurrock, England)

South Chafford is a ward in Thurrock of East of England, England and includes areas of Chafford Hundred.

In the 2011 census the population of South Chafford was 7,384 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in South Chafford is 29, while the median age is higher at 31.

75.8% of people living in South Chafford were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 4.9% Nigeria, 1.7% India, 1.3% South Africa, 1.3% Zimbabwe, 0.9% Scotland, 0.8% Ghana, 0.8% Pakistan, 0.7% Ireland, 0.6% South America.

90.0% of people living in South Chafford speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.2% Polish, 0.6% Urdu, 0.6% Lithuanian, 0.6% All other Chinese, 0.4% Portuguese, 0.4% Spanish, 0.4% Gujarati, 0.3% Bengali, 0.3% Panjabi.

The religious make up of South Chafford is 59.3% Christian, 24.7% No religion, 4.9% Muslim, 3.0% Hindu, 1.5% Sikh, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.4% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist. 387 people did not state a religion. 21 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

50.2% of people are married, 18.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.2% are separated or divorced. There are 219 widowed people living in South Chafford.

The top occupations listed by people in South Chafford are Professional 19.9%, Associate professional and technical 16.7%, Administrative and secretarial 15.7%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.4%, Administrative 11.1%, Corporate managers and directors 10.0%, Business and public service associate professionals 9.8%, Skilled trades 8.7%, Sales and customer service 8.2%, Business, media and public service professionals 7.2%.