Salmestone Demographics (Thanet, England)

Salmestone is a ward in Thanet of South East, England and includes areas of Chalk Hole, Westwood, Fleete, Flete, Hengrove and Twenties.

In the 2011 census the population of Salmestone was 5,768 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Salmestone is 38, while the median age is lower at 36.

89.7% of people living in Salmestone were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.0% India, 0.9% Scotland, 0.7% Wales, 0.6% Philippines, 0.6% Ireland, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Pakistan, 0.2% Zimbabwe.

96.0% of people living in Salmestone speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.4% Polish, 0.3% Malayalam, 0.2% Arabic, 0.2% Slovak, 0.2% Turkish, 0.2% Hindi, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% British sign language.

The religious make up of Salmestone is 59.5% Christian, 29.8% No religion, 1.3% Muslim, 0.7% Hindu, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic. 414 people did not state a religion. 32 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

41.3% of people are married, 13.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 25.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.7% are separated or divorced. There are 374 widowed people living in Salmestone.

The top occupations listed by people in Salmestone are Caring, leisure and other service 15.6%, Professional 15.6%, Skilled trades 14.5%, Caring personal service 13.1%, Elementary 11.2%, Sales and customer service 10.6%, Administrative and secretarial 9.8%, Elementary administration and service 9.5%, Sales 9.0%, Caring Personal Services 8.8%.

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