Ockendon Demographics (Thurrock, England)

Ockendon is a ward in Thurrock of East of England, England and includes areas of Ockenden, Ockendon and Stifford.

In the 2011 census the population of Ockendon was 9,680 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Ockendon is 37, while the median age is also 37.

89.0% of people living in Ockendon were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.1% Nigeria, 0.8% Ireland, 0.7% Scotland, 0.5% Zimbabwe, 0.4% Ghana, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% United States, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% South Africa.

96.3% of people living in Ockendon speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Lithuanian, 0.4% Polish, 0.2% Serbian/Croatian/Bosnian, 0.2% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.2% Albanian, 0.2% Shona, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.1% Turkish, 0.1% Yoruba.

The religious make up of Ockendon is 62.1% Christian, 28.0% No religion, 1.7% Muslim, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.2% Hindu, 0.2% Jewish, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic.

600 people did not state a religion. 36 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

42.7% of people are married, 13.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 25.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.9% are separated or divorced. There are 571 widowed people living in Ockendon.

The top occupations listed by people in Ockendon are Administrative and secretarial 14.5%, Skilled trades 12.8%, Associate professional and technical 11.9%, Elementary 11.0%, Process, plant and machine operatives 10.9%, Professional 10.6%, Administrative 10.6%, Sales and customer service 10.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.9%, Elementary administration and service 9.8%.

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