East Demographics (Maidstone, England)

East is a ward in Maidstone of South East, England and includes areas of Grove Green, Turkey Mill, Hollingworth Court, Weavering and Vinters Park.

In the 2011 census the population of East was 8,539 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in East is 40, while the median age is lower at 39.

85.0% of people living in East were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.2% Scotland, 0.9% Wales, 0.7% Hong Kong , 0.6% Ireland, 0.6% South Africa, 0.5% India, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Bangladesh.

92.5% of people living in East speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.6% Nepalese, 1.5% Polish, 0.6% Lithuanian, 0.3% Russian, 0.3% Bulgarian, 0.2% French, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Portuguese.

The religious make up of East is 59.3% Christian, 28.0% No religion, 1.9% Hindu, 1.3% Muslim, 0.9% Buddhist, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Jewish.

649 people did not state a religion. 39 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 6 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

45.5% of people are married, 13.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 24.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.0% are separated or divorced. There are 502 widowed people living in East.

The top occupations listed by people in East are Professional 16.5%, Associate professional and technical 13.8%, Administrative and secretarial 13.0%, Elementary 11.5%, Skilled trades 11.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.2%, Elementary administration and service 10.2%, Administrative 10.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.5%, Sales and customer service 8.1%.