Belhus Demographics (Thurrock, England)

Belhus 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 Belhus was 9,780 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Belhus is 35, while the median age is also 35.

88.1% of people living in Belhus were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.2% Nigeria, 0.8% Zimbabwe, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% Ghana, 0.5% Ireland, 0.3% Wales, 0.2% Jamaica, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Northern Ireland.

95.4% of people living in Belhus speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.6% Polish, 0.4% Lithuanian, 0.3% Serbian/Croatian/Bosnian, 0.3% Portuguese, 0.3% All other Chinese, 0.2% Yoruba, 0.2% Cantonese Chinese, 0.2% Albanian, 0.2% Shona.

The religious make up of Belhus is 61.2% Christian, 28.1% No religion, 1.7% Muslim, 0.7% Buddhist, 0.3% Hindu, 0.1% Sikh.

721 people did not state a religion. 28 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

40.4% of people are married, 13.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 28.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.0% are separated or divorced. There are 531 widowed people living in Belhus.

The top occupations listed by people in Belhus are Skilled trades 14.0%, Elementary 13.9%, Administrative and secretarial 13.2%, Elementary administration and service 12.5%, Process, plant and machine operatives 12.3%, Sales and customer service 10.9%, Administrative 9.9%, Sales 9.8%, Professional 9.6%, Associate professional and technical 9.2%.