Buxted and Maresfield Demographics (Wealden, England)

Buxted and Maresfield is a ward in Wealden of South East, England and includes areas of Coopers Green, Five Ash Down, Herons Ghyll, Nutley, Blackboys, Hadlow Down, High Hurstwood, Little Hadlow, Buxted, Poundgate and Maresfield.

In the 2011 census the population of Buxted and Maresfield was 5,534 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Buxted and Maresfield is 44, while the median age is higher at 47.

89.6% of people living in Buxted and Maresfield were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.5% Scotland, 0.9% Wales, 0.7% South Africa, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% United States, 0.4% Australia, 0.3% India, 0.2% South America.

98.4% of people living in Buxted and Maresfield speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Czech, 0.1% French, 0.1% Dutch, 0.1% German, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Romanian, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Swedish, 0.1% Italian.

The religious make up of Buxted and Maresfield is 67.0% Christian, 22.9% No religion, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Muslim, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Atheist. 469 people did not state a religion. 25 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

57.6% of people are married, 10.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 17.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.4% are separated or divorced. There are 223 widowed people living in Buxted and Maresfield.

The top occupations listed by people in Buxted and Maresfield are Professional 20.0%, Managers, directors and senior officials 17.8%, Associate professional and technical 15.2%, Skilled trades 12.6%, Corporate managers and directors 12.0%, Administrative and secretarial 11.1%, Business and public service associate professionals 8.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.0%, Administrative 7.4%, Business, media and public service professionals 7.0%.

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