Pakefield Demographics (Waveney, England)

Pakefield is a ward in Waveney of East of England, England and includes areas of Kessingland, Pakefield, Gisleham and Kessingland Beach.

In the 2011 census the population of Pakefield was 6,563 and is made up of approximately 53% females and 47% males.

The average age of people in Pakefield is 48, while the median age is higher at 52.

94.6% of people living in Pakefield were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.3% Scotland, 0.7% Wales, 0.6% Ireland, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% United States, 0.1% India, 0.1% Pakistan, 0.1% Philippines.

98.7% of people living in Pakefield speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Polish, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% German, 0.1% Bulgarian, 0.1% Dutch, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Tamil, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino.

The religious make up of Pakefield is 64.0% Christian, 27.0% No religion, 0.3% Muslim, 0.1% Buddhist.

507 people did not state a religion. 20 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

48.7% of people are married, 11.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 18.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.1% are separated or divorced. There are 426 widowed people living in Pakefield.

The top occupations listed by people in Pakefield are Skilled trades 15.2%, Professional 12.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 12.2%, Elementary 12.1%, Elementary administration and service 10.4%, Administrative and secretarial 10.3%, Sales and customer service 9.9%, Associate professional and technical 9.4%, Caring personal service 9.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.1%.