Harleston Demographics (South Norfolk, England)

Harleston is a ward in South Norfolk of East of England, England and includes areas of Starston, Redenhall, Gawdy Hall, Jays Green, Needham, Coldham Green and Harleston Common.

In the 2011 census the population of Harleston was 4,641 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Harleston is 45, while the median age is higher at 46.

93.8% of people living in Harleston were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.5% Scotland, 0.9% Wales, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Australia, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% United States, 0.2% India, 0.1% Hong Kong .

99.0% of people living in Harleston speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Polish, 0.1% Hungarian, 0.1% Lithuanian, 0.1% Greek.

The religious make up of Harleston is 64.9% Christian, 26.3% No religion, 0.3% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Humanist, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Jewish. 343 people did not state a religion. 11 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

49.6% of people are married, 13.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 17.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.0% are separated or divorced. There are 275 widowed people living in Harleston.

The top occupations listed by people in Harleston are Skilled trades 18.3%, Elementary 12.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 12.2%, Process, plant and machine operatives 11.3%, Professional 10.7%, Administrative and secretarial 9.5%, Caring personal service 9.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.2%, Associate professional and technical 9.0%, Elementary administration and service 8.0%.

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