Batchwood Demographics (St Albans, England)

Batchwood is a ward in St Albans of East of England, England and includes areas of The Folly, Batchwood, Townsend, Osterhills, Castle End and New Greens.

In the 2011 census the population of Batchwood was 7,703 and is made up of approximately 53% females and 47% males.

The average age of people in Batchwood is 37, while the median age is lower at 36.

82.4% of people living in Batchwood were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.9% Scotland, 1.9% Bangladesh, 1.4% Ireland, 0.8% South Africa, 0.8% Wales, 0.5% North Africa, 0.5% India, 0.5% United States, 0.4% Pakistan.

93.1% of people living in Batchwood speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.1% Bengali, 0.5% Polish, 0.4% Arabic, 0.4% French, 0.3% Gujarati, 0.2% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Turkish, 0.2% Urdu.

The religious make up of Batchwood is 55.7% Christian, 27.0% No religion, 6.9% Muslim, 1.0% Hindu, 0.6% Jewish, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Atheist. 551 people did not state a religion. 27 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

49.7% of people are married, 11.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 24.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.9% are separated or divorced. There are 301 widowed people living in Batchwood.

The top occupations listed by people in Batchwood are Professional 27.8%, Associate professional and technical 15.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 14.4%, Corporate managers and directors 10.3%, Business and public service associate professionals 9.5%, Administrative and secretarial 9.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.7%, Business, media and public service professionals 8.5%, Science, research, engineering and technology professionals 7.5%, Skilled trades 7.4%.

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