Higham Demographics (Gravesham, England)

Higham is a ward in Gravesham of South East, England and includes areas of Cliffe Woods, Cliffe, Lower Higham, Higham and Mid Higham.

In the 2011 census the population of Higham was 3,962 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Higham is 44, while the median age is higher at 46.

92.6% of people living in Higham were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.0% India, 0.7% Scotland, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Wales, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Bangladesh, 0.3% Australia, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Kenya.

97.4% of people living in Higham speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.6% Panjabi, 0.4% Polish, 0.4% Slovak, 0.2% Bengali, 0.2% Dutch, 0.1% Turkish, 0.1% Bulgarian, 0.1% Tamil, 0.1% French.

The religious make up of Higham is 70.0% Christian, 18.3% No religion, 2.5% Sikh, 1.1% Muslim, 0.7% Hindu, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.1% Humanist, 0.1% Jewish. 244 people did not state a religion. 20 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

57.1% of people are married, 8.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 18.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.4% are separated or divorced. There are 161 widowed people living in Higham.

The top occupations listed by people in Higham are Professional 16.7%, Skilled trades 15.0%, Administrative and secretarial 14.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.8%, Associate professional and technical 12.4%, Administrative 9.5%, Corporate managers and directors 9.1%, Elementary 7.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 6.9%, Process, plant and machine operatives 6.9%.

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