Brightlingsea Demographics (Tendring, England)

Brightlingsea is a ward in Tendring of East of England, England and includes areas of Brightlingsea, East End Green and Hurst Green.

In the 2011 census the population of Brightlingsea was 8,076 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Brightlingsea is 44, while the median age is higher at 46.

94.1% of people living in Brightlingsea were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.0% Scotland, 0.6% Wales, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% India, 0.2% South Africa, 0.1% Hong Kong , 0.1% United States, 0.1% Australia.

98.9% of people living in Brightlingsea speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Polish, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% French, 0.1% German, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Any Sign Communication System, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Malayalam.

The religious make up of Brightlingsea is 59.9% Christian, 29.0% No religion, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.1% Muslim, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist. 727 people did not state a religion. 30 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

50.1% of people are married, 10.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.0% are separated or divorced. There are 545 widowed people living in Brightlingsea.

The top occupations listed by people in Brightlingsea are Skilled trades 16.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 13.7%, Professional 13.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.1%, Caring personal service 10.9%, Administrative and secretarial 10.5%, Associate professional and technical 10.4%, Elementary 9.8%, Elementary administration and service 8.2%, Administrative 7.7%.

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