Derwent Demographics (Derby, England)

Derwent is a ward in Derby of East Midlands, England and includes areas of Chaddesden, Oakwood, Breadsall, Wyvern Business Park and West Meadows Industrial Estate.

In the 2011 census the population of Derwent was 14,102 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Derwent is 36, while the median age is lower at 34.

90.8% of people living in Derwent were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.1% Scotland, 0.6% Ireland, 0.5% Zimbabwe, 0.5% Wales, 0.2% India, 0.2% Jamaica, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.1% South Africa.

95.1% of people living in Derwent speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.0% Polish, 0.3% Latvian, 0.2% Russian, 0.2% Lithuanian, 0.2% Shona, 0.1% British sign language, 0.1% Panjabi, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Nepalese.

The religious make up of Derwent is 52.3% Christian, 38.6% No religion, 0.9% Muslim, 0.3% Sikh, 0.2% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist. 975 people did not state a religion. 32 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 7 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

38.2% of people are married, 16.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 26.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.7% are separated or divorced. There are 879 widowed people living in Derwent.

The top occupations listed by people in Derwent are Elementary 18.4%, Elementary administration and service 15.9%, Skilled trades 13.6%, Process, plant and machine operatives 12.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.9%, Sales and customer service 11.1%, Sales 9.7%, Administrative and secretarial 9.4%, Caring personal service 9.1%, Associate professional and technical 8.4%.

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