Lexden Demographics (Colchester, England)

Lexden is a ward in Colchester of East of England, England.

In the 2011 census the population of Lexden was 5,549 and is made up of approximately 53% females and 47% males.

The average age of people in Lexden is 44, while the median age is higher at 45.

88.0% of people living in Lexden were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.7% Scotland, 0.9% Wales, 0.8% India, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Sri Lanka, 0.3% United States, 0.3% Iran, 0.3% Hong Kong .

96.3% of people living in Lexden speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Arabic, 0.3% All other Chinese, 0.2% Persian/Farsi, 0.2% Tamil, 0.2% Urdu, 0.2% Romanian, 0.2% Polish, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% Nepalese.

The religious make up of Lexden is 60.3% Christian, 27.6% No religion, 1.5% Hindu, 1.2% Muslim, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.3% Jewish, 0.1% Humanist. 446 people did not state a religion. 11 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

53.4% of people are married, 9.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.6% are separated or divorced. There are 296 widowed people living in Lexden.

The top occupations listed by people in Lexden are Professional 23.7%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.1%, Associate professional and technical 13.1%, Administrative and secretarial 11.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.3%, Corporate managers and directors 9.1%, Elementary 9.0%, Skilled trades 8.9%, Teaching and educational professionals 8.2%, Teaching and Educational Professionals 8.2%.

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