Old Costessey Demographics (South Norfolk, England)

Old Costessey is a ward in South Norfolk of East of England, England and includes areas of Costessey, Costessey Park, Longwater Industrial Estate and New Costessey.

In the 2011 census the population of Old Costessey was 7,265 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Old Costessey is 37, while the median age is lower at 34.

90.7% of people living in Old Costessey were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.2% Scotland, 0.7% Wales, 0.6% India, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% South Africa, 0.2% United States, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Ireland.

96.6% of people living in Old Costessey speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.6% Polish, 0.3% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.2% Arabic, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Shona, 0.1% Lithuanian, 0.1% Malayalam, 0.1% African language, 0.1% Hungarian.

The religious make up of Old Costessey is 52.6% Christian, 37.5% No religion, 0.8% Muslim, 0.4% Hindu, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist. 499 people did not state a religion. 32 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

46.0% of people are married, 19.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.2% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.6% are separated or divorced. There are 359 widowed people living in Old Costessey.

The top occupations listed by people in Old Costessey are Professional 18.0%, Associate professional and technical 12.6%, Administrative and secretarial 11.4%, Skilled trades 11.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.5%, Sales and customer service 10.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.8%, Elementary 9.2%, Administrative 8.6%, Elementary administration and service 8.0%.

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