Church Demographics (Reading, England)

Church is a ward in Reading of South East, England and includes areas of Whitley.

In the 2011 census the population of Church was 10,566 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Church is 33, while the median age is lower at 26.

73.7% of people living in Church were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.9% Pakistan, 1.7% India, 1.4% Wales, 1.3% China, 1.0% Scotland, 0.9% Nigeria, 0.8% Hong Kong , 0.7% Ireland, 0.6% Ghana.

86.2% of people living in Church speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.6% All other Chinese, 1.0% Polish, 1.0% Urdu, 0.9% Nepalese, 0.9% Greek, 0.6% Arabic, 0.5% Panjabi, 0.5% Italian, 0.4% French.

The religious make up of Church is 47.7% Christian, 32.5% No religion, 7.6% Muslim, 2.3% Hindu, 1.0% Buddhist, 0.6% Sikh, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic. 748 people did not state a religion. 34 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

39.7% of people are married, 10.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 31.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.9% are separated or divorced. There are 432 widowed people living in Church.

The top occupations listed by people in Church are Professional 17.4%, Elementary 15.6%, Elementary administration and service 14.5%, Sales and customer service 11.5%, Skilled trades 11.2%, Associate professional and technical 10.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.3%, Sales 10.0%, Administrative and secretarial 8.9%, Sales Assistants and Retail Cashiers 8.8%.

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