Little Stour Demographics (Canterbury, England)

Little Stour is a ward in Canterbury of South East, England and includes areas of Frognall, Wingham Well, Bramling, West Stourmouth, Preston, Staple, Wenderton, Knowlton, Ickham, Littlebourne, Goodnestone, Barnsole, Shatterling, Wingham, Wickhambreaux, Chillenden and Stourmouth.

In the 2011 census the population of Little Stour was 2,718 and is made up of approximately 53% females and 47% males.

The average age of people in Little Stour is 44, while the median age is higher at 46.

89.3% of people living in Little Stour were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Scotland, 1.2% Wales, 0.7% South Africa, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Australia, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% United States, 0.4% India, 0.1% Kenya.

98.0% of people living in Little Stour speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Polish, 0.2% Nepalese, 0.2% German, 0.2% French, 0.2% Dutch, 0.1% British sign language, 0.1% Serbian/Croatian/Bosnian, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Afrikaans.

The religious make up of Little Stour is 67.9% Christian, 23.1% No religion, 0.4% Hindu, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.3% Jewish, 0.1% Muslim, 0.1% Atheist. 184 people did not state a religion. 15 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

53.1% of people are married, 11.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 18.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.7% are separated or divorced. There are 112 widowed people living in Little Stour.

The top occupations listed by people in Little Stour are Professional 24.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 14.5%, Skilled trades 12.1%, Associate professional and technical 11.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.0%, Administrative and secretarial 9.2%, Corporate managers and directors 8.6%, Teaching and educational professionals 8.4%, Teaching and Educational Professionals 8.4%, Elementary 7.9%.