Wayland Demographics (Breckland, England)

Wayland is a ward in Breckland of East of England, England and includes areas of Great Hockham, Hockham, East Wretham, Croxton, Little Hockham, Illington, Wretham, Two Mile Bottom and Thompson.

In the 2011 census the population of Wayland was 2,148 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Wayland is 45, while the median age is higher at 48.

91.7% of people living in Wayland were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.3% Scotland, 1.2% United States, 0.7% Wales, 0.5% Zimbabwe, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Australia, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% South America, 0.1% Pakistan.

98.6% of people living in Wayland speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Lithuanian, 0.2% French, 0.2% Portuguese, 0.1% Latvian, 0.1% Dutch, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Thai.

The religious make up of Wayland is 67.2% Christian, 23.9% No religion, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Hindu. 154 people did not state a religion. 5 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

56.9% of people are married, 11.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 16.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.2% are separated or divorced. There are 101 widowed people living in Wayland.

The top occupations listed by people in Wayland are Managers, directors and senior officials 17.8%, Skilled trades 15.8%, Professional 14.4%, Associate professional and technical 11.0%, Administrative and secretarial 10.5%, Elementary 10.1%, Corporate managers and directors 9.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.6%, Other managers and proprietors 8.3%, Caring personal service 7.5%.

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