Letchworth East Demographics (North Hertfordshire, England)

Letchworth East is a ward in North Hertfordshire of East of England, England.

In the 2011 census the population of Letchworth East was 5,818 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Letchworth East is 38, while the median age is lower at 37.

84.5% of people living in Letchworth East were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.7% India, 1.7% Scotland, 0.7% Wales, 0.6% Ireland, 0.6% United States, 0.5% South Africa, 0.4% Sri Lanka, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Zimbabwe.

93.6% of people living in Letchworth East speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.7% Panjabi, 0.8% Polish, 0.3% Italian, 0.2% Sinhala, 0.2% German, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.2% French, 0.2% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Mandarin Chinese.

The religious make up of Letchworth East is 48.6% Christian, 33.4% No religion, 5.2% Sikh, 1.4% Buddhist, 1.4% Hindu, 0.4% Muslim, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic. 470 people did not state a religion. 25 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

43.0% of people are married, 13.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 25.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.3% are separated or divorced. There are 326 widowed people living in Letchworth East.

The top occupations listed by people in Letchworth East are Professional 20.0%, Associate professional and technical 14.2%, Administrative and secretarial 12.0%, Elementary 10.6%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.0%, Skilled trades 9.7%, Elementary administration and service 9.2%, Administrative 9.1%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.0%.