Pelham Demographics (Gravesham, England)

Pelham is a ward in Gravesham of South East, England and includes areas of Rosherville and Perry Street.

In the 2011 census the population of Pelham was 7,830 and is made up of approximately 48% females and 52% males.

The average age of people in Pelham is 38, while the median age is lower at 35.

66.3% of people living in Pelham were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 10.7% India, 0.9% Scotland, 0.7% Nigeria, 0.7% Pakistan, 0.6% Ireland, 0.6% Wales, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% South Africa.

75.5% of people living in Pelham speak English. The other top languages spoken are 8.8% Panjabi, 4.1% Slovak, 3.2% Polish, 1.7% Lithuanian, 1.0% Russian, 0.5% Urdu, 0.5% Hungarian, 0.4% Czech, 0.4% Turkish.

The religious make up of Pelham is 47.5% Christian, 21.1% Sikh, 18.9% No religion, 3.1% Muslim, 1.5% Hindu, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic. 488 people did not state a religion. 23 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

36.6% of people are married, 12.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.1% live with a partner of the same sex, 29.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.3% are separated or divorced. There are 484 widowed people living in Pelham.

The top occupations listed by people in Pelham are Elementary 19.1%, Professional 14.5%, Elementary administration and service 11.8%, Associate professional and technical 11.4%, Skilled trades 10.3%, Administrative and secretarial 10.1%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.8%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.3%, Sales and customer service 8.5%, Administrative 7.9%.

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