Ely West Demographics (East Cambridgeshire, England)

Ely West is a ward in East Cambridgeshire of East of England, England.

In the 2011 census the population of Ely West was 4,455 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Ely West is 43, while the median age is lower at 42.

84.4% of people living in Ely West were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.8% Scotland, 1.7% United States, 1.2% Wales, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% North Africa, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Australia, 0.3% India.

94.0% of people living in Ely West speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.3% Polish, 0.8% Lithuanian, 0.4% Arabic, 0.4% French, 0.3% Portuguese, 0.3% Russian, 0.2% Spanish, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino.

The religious make up of Ely West is 61.2% Christian, 27.6% No religion, 0.6% Muslim, 0.6% Buddhist, 0.3% Sikh, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Agnostic. 380 people did not state a religion. 10 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 3 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

51.6% of people are married, 12.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.7% are separated or divorced. There are 226 widowed people living in Ely West.

The top occupations listed by people in Ely West are Professional 21.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.3%, Administrative and secretarial 11.7%, Associate professional and technical 11.6%, Skilled trades 9.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.4%, Administrative 9.1%, Sales and customer service 8.5%, Corporate managers and directors 8.3%, Elementary 8.0%.