Istead Rise Demographics (Gravesham, England)

Istead Rise is a ward in Gravesham of South East, England and includes areas of Southfleet, Sole Street, Istead Rise, Meopham, Northfleet Green and Cobham.

In the 2011 census the population of Istead Rise was 3,437 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Istead Rise is 46, while the median age is higher at 49.

93.9% of people living in Istead Rise were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 0.9% India, 0.9% Scotland, 0.8% Wales, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% South Africa, 0.2% United States, 0.1% Australia, 0.1% Hong Kong , 0.1% Kenya.

98.6% of people living in Istead Rise speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.5% Panjabi, 0.2% Lithuanian, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Turkish, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% German.

The religious make up of Istead Rise is 71.9% Christian, 19.5% No religion, 1.8% Sikh, 0.2% Hindu, 0.2% Muslim, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist.

191 people did not state a religion. 8 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

61.9% of people are married, 6.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 17.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 5.0% are separated or divorced. There are 116 widowed people living in Istead Rise.

The top occupations listed by people in Istead Rise are Skilled trades 15.4%, Administrative and secretarial 15.0%, Professional 14.6%, Associate professional and technical 13.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.4%, Administrative 10.6%, Sales and customer service 8.8%, Corporate managers and directors 8.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.1%, Sales 7.8%.