Braintree East Demographics (Braintree, England)

Braintree East is a ward in Braintree of East of England, England and includes areas of Chapel Hill, Giffin's End, Becker's Green, Bocking Place and Gallows Corner.

In the 2011 census the population of Braintree East was 7,557 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Braintree East is 35, while the median age is lower at 34.

89.8% of people living in Braintree East were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 0.9% Scotland, 0.7% Ireland, 0.6% Northern Ireland, 0.5% Wales, 0.5% India, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Kenya.

95.6% of people living in Braintree East speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.4% Polish, 0.3% Lithuanian, 0.3% Hungarian, 0.2% Portuguese, 0.2% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% British sign language, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese.

The religious make up of Braintree East is 51.6% Christian, 38.4% No religion, 0.8% Muslim, 0.7% Hindu, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Atheist. 524 people did not state a religion. 19 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

43.5% of people are married, 14.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 24.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.5% are separated or divorced. There are 457 widowed people living in Braintree East.

The top occupations listed by people in Braintree East are Skilled trades 13.7%, Elementary 13.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 12.3%, Administrative and secretarial 11.3%, Associate professional and technical 11.1%, Elementary administration and service 11.1%, Professional 10.9%, Sales and customer service 9.7%, Caring personal service 9.4%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.2%.