Thetford-Abbey Demographics (Breckland, England)

Thetford-Abbey is a ward in Breckland of East of England, England and includes areas of Thompson, Wretham, Two Mile Bottom, East Wretham, Little Hockham, Croxton, Hockham, Illington and Great Hockham.

In the 2011 census the population of Thetford-Abbey was 5,910 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Thetford-Abbey is 34, while the median age is lower at 31.

74.4% of people living in Thetford-Abbey were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Scotland, 1.0% United States, 0.7% Wales, 0.6% South America, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% India, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Bangladesh.

79.4% of people living in Thetford-Abbey speak English. The other top languages spoken are 6.9% Polish, 6.6% Portuguese, 3.7% Lithuanian, 0.9% Latvian, 0.5% Russian, 0.3% Slovak, 0.2% Hungarian, 0.2% Bengali, 0.2% Spanish.

The religious make up of Thetford-Abbey is 55.3% Christian, 35.0% No religion, 0.8% Muslim, 0.3% Jewish, 0.3% Sikh, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Agnostic. 421 people did not state a religion. 10 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

39.2% of people are married, 15.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 26.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.4% are separated or divorced. There are 382 widowed people living in Thetford-Abbey.

The top occupations listed by people in Thetford-Abbey are Elementary 24.7%, Process, plant and machine operatives 21.3%, Elementary administration and service 18.0%, Process, plant and machine operatives 14.1%, Skilled trades 11.8%, Sales and customer service 9.0%, Process Operatives 8.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.6%, Sales 7.3%, Administrative and secretarial 7.3%.

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