Murston Demographics (Swale, England)

Murston is a ward in Swale of South East, England and includes areas of Murston and Snipeshill.

In the 2011 census the population of Murston was 5,977 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Murston is 35, while the median age is lower at 33.

90.5% of people living in Murston were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 0.8% Scotland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.3% India, 0.2% Pakistan, 0.1% China.

94.5% of people living in Murston speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.3% Polish, 0.7% Lithuanian, 0.5% Latvian, 0.4% Russian, 0.2% Bulgarian, 0.2% Romanian, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% All other languages, 0.1% French.

The religious make up of Murston is 61.1% Christian, 30.9% No religion, 0.4% Hindu, 0.4% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist. 374 people did not state a religion. 28 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

42.8% of people are married, 15.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 24.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.8% are separated or divorced. There are 354 widowed people living in Murston.

The top occupations listed by people in Murston are Elementary 18.0%, Skilled trades 14.0%, Elementary administration and service 13.2%, Process, plant and machine operatives 12.6%, Administrative and secretarial 11.6%, Associate professional and technical 10.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.4%, Sales and customer service 9.2%, Administrative 8.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 8.1%.

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