Folkestone Sandgate Demographics (Shepway, England)

Folkestone Sandgate is a ward in Shepway of South East, England and includes areas of Sandgate, Cheriton and Shorncliffe Camp.

In the 2011 census the population of Folkestone Sandgate was 4,639 and is made up of approximately 48% females and 52% males.

The average age of people in Folkestone Sandgate is 43, while the median age is also 43.

81.3% of people living in Folkestone Sandgate were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.8% Scotland, 1.0% Wales, 0.7% Northern Ireland, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% South Africa, 0.4% Hong Kong , 0.2% Australia, 0.2% United States, 0.2% Sri Lanka.

89.5% of people living in Folkestone Sandgate speak English. The other top languages spoken are 7.6% Nepalese, 0.3% Czech, 0.3% French, 0.3% Polish, 0.2% German, 0.2% Tamil, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Shona.

The religious make up of Folkestone Sandgate is 58.3% Christian, 24.6% No religion, 4.5% Hindu, 2.5% Buddhist, 0.3% Muslim, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Humanist, 0.1% Jewish. 379 people did not state a religion. 34 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

43.0% of people are married, 14.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 21.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 12.3% are separated or divorced. There are 348 widowed people living in Folkestone Sandgate.

The top occupations listed by people in Folkestone Sandgate are Associate professional and technical 20.3%, Professional 15.1%, Managers, directors and senior officials 14.6%, Administrative and secretarial 10.6%, Protective service 10.3%, Skilled trades 9.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.2%, Corporate managers and directors 9.1%, Administrative 8.1%, Sales and customer service 7.8%.

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