Buckenham Demographics (Breckland, England)

Buckenham is a ward in Breckland of East of England, England and includes areas of Hargham.

In the 2011 census the population of Buckenham was 1,730 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

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

93.1% of people living in Buckenham were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.3% Scotland, 0.5% Wales, 0.5% United States, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% India, 0.2% Kenya, 0.2% Australia.

99.0% of people living in Buckenham speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Polish, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% Finnish, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Swedish, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Sign Language, 0.1% Gujarati.

The religious make up of Buckenham is 61.4% Christian, 28.7% No religion, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Muslim, 0.2% Agnostic, 0.1% Humanist. 144 people did not state a religion. 5 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

54.7% of people are married, 10.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 17.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.2% are separated or divorced. There are 92 widowed people living in Buckenham.

The top occupations listed by people in Buckenham are Professional 19.7%, Skilled trades 15.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.3%, Administrative and secretarial 11.1%, Elementary 10.6%, Associate professional and technical 10.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.3%, Caring personal service 7.9%, Administrative 7.7%, Corporate managers and directors 7.4%.

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