Folkestone East Demographics (Shepway, England)

Folkestone East is a ward in Shepway of South East, England and includes areas of Highfield Industrial Estate and Bowles Well Gardens.

In the 2011 census the population of Folkestone East was 4,906 and is made up of approximately 53% females and 47% males.

The average age of people in Folkestone East is 37, while the median age is also 37.

92.2% of people living in Folkestone East were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Scotland, 0.6% Wales, 0.6% Ireland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% India, 0.2% Bangladesh, 0.2% Australia, 0.1% Philippines, 0.1% Pakistan.

97.6% of people living in Folkestone East speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Slovak, 0.2% Nepalese, 0.2% Bulgarian, 0.2% Czech, 0.2% Polish, 0.1% Turkish, 0.1% Albanian, 0.1% Kurdish, 0.1% Bengali.

The religious make up of Folkestone East is 58.7% Christian, 30.4% No religion, 1.3% Muslim, 0.4% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Atheist. 386 people did not state a religion. 30 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

41.3% of people are married, 12.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 25.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 12.2% are separated or divorced. There are 358 widowed people living in Folkestone East.

The top occupations listed by people in Folkestone East are Elementary 14.8%, Skilled trades 14.0%, Sales and customer service 13.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 13.3%, Elementary administration and service 11.7%, Caring personal service 10.6%, Sales 10.1%, Associate professional and technical 9.6%, Administrative and secretarial 9.5%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.4%.

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