Silsoe and Shillington Demographics (Central Bedfordshire, England)

Silsoe and Shillington is a ward in Central Bedfordshire of East of England, England and includes areas of Gravenhurst, Sharpenhoe, Silsoe, Clophill and Barton-Le-Clay.

In the 2011 census the population of Silsoe and Shillington was 4,228 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Silsoe and Shillington is 43, while the median age is higher at 45.

90.7% of people living in Silsoe and Shillington were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.7% Scotland, 1.2% Wales, 0.9% Ireland, 0.7% Northern Ireland, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% United States, 0.3% India, 0.2% Kenya, 0.1% Australia.

98.6% of people living in Silsoe and Shillington speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Spanish, 0.1% Nepalese, 0.1% French, 0.1% Gujarati, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Bulgarian, 0.1% German.

The religious make up of Silsoe and Shillington is 66.0% Christian, 24.6% No religion, 0.6% Hindu, 0.3% Muslim, 0.3% Jewish, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.2% Sikh. 304 people did not state a religion. 15 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

55.1% of people are married, 10.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.4% 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 185 widowed people living in Silsoe and Shillington.

The top occupations listed by people in Silsoe and Shillington are Professional 21.6%, Managers, directors and senior officials 16.1%, Associate professional and technical 14.4%, Administrative and secretarial 12.2%, Skilled trades 11.7%, Corporate managers and directors 11.1%, Administrative 8.6%, Business and public service associate professionals 7.7%, Elementary 7.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.0%.

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