Downham Villages Demographics (East Cambridgeshire, England)

Downham Villages is a ward in East Cambridgeshire of East of England, England and includes areas of Oxlode, Witcham Toll, North Fen, Second Drove, Black Bank, America, Sutton, Way Head, Witcham, Pymoor, Dunkirk, Coveney, Wardy Hill, Little Downham, Pyemoor, Mepal and Witchford.

In the 2011 census the population of Downham Villages was 4,424 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Downham Villages is 42, while the median age is higher at 44.

93.1% of people living in Downham Villages were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.0% Scotland, 0.8% United States, 0.8% Wales, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% India, 0.1% South America, 0.1% Kenya.

98.6% of people living in Downham Villages speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Polish, 0.2% Lithuanian, 0.1% Danish, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% Thai, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% Italian.

The religious make up of Downham Villages is 64.1% Christian, 26.7% No religion, 0.2% Sikh, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.2% Muslim, 0.2% Hindu.

328 people did not state a religion. 14 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 3 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

57.2% of people are married, 12.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 17.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 5.9% are separated or divorced. There are 160 widowed people living in Downham Villages.

The top occupations listed by people in Downham Villages are Skilled trades 16.8%, Professional 14.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.7%, Administrative and secretarial 11.9%, Associate professional and technical 10.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.2%, Corporate managers and directors 9.0%, Administrative 8.6%, Caring personal service 8.6%, Elementary 7.7%.

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