Melksham North Demographics (Wiltshire, England)

Melksham North is a ward in Wiltshire of South West, England and includes areas of Whitley.

In the 2011 census the population of Melksham North was 4,351 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Melksham North is 40, while the median age is higher at 41.

91.2% of people living in Melksham North were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.6% Wales, 1.2% Scotland, 0.4% Jamaica, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% India, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.1% United States, 0.1% Hong Kong .

98.1% of people living in Melksham North speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.6% Polish, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% German, 0.1% Turkish, 0.1% Estonian.

The religious make up of Melksham North is 61.7% Christian, 29.8% No religion, 0.4% Muslim, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Buddhist. 303 people did not state a religion. 11 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

48.3% of people are married, 13.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 21.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.8% are separated or divorced. There are 247 widowed people living in Melksham North.

The top occupations listed by people in Melksham North are Elementary 14.3%, Process, plant and machine operatives 14.0%, Skilled trades 13.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.7%, Administrative and secretarial 11.4%, Elementary administration and service 10.7%, Professional 9.6%, Associate professional and technical 9.3%, Sales and customer service 9.3%, Caring personal service 9.1%.

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