Folkestone Harvey West Demographics (Shepway, England)

Folkestone Harvey West is a ward in Shepway of South East, England and includes areas of Sandgate.

In the 2011 census the population of Folkestone Harvey West was 4,672 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Folkestone Harvey West is 47, while the median age is also 47.

81.3% of people living in Folkestone Harvey West were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.1% Scotland, 1.3% Wales, 0.9% Ireland, 0.8% South Africa, 0.6% Northern Ireland, 0.6% India, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.3% United States, 0.3% North Africa.

93.7% of people living in Folkestone Harvey West speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.0% French, 0.6% Polish, 0.4% Slovak, 0.4% Bulgarian, 0.4% German, 0.3% Spanish, 0.2% Czech, 0.2% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.2% Turkish.

The religious make up of Folkestone Harvey West is 59.4% Christian, 29.5% No religion, 1.2% Muslim, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.4% Hindu, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic. 360 people did not state a religion. 19 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

35.3% of people are married, 13.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 26.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 12.8% are separated or divorced. There are 359 widowed people living in Folkestone Harvey West.

The top occupations listed by people in Folkestone Harvey West are Professional 19.6%, Associate professional and technical 15.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.3%, Administrative and secretarial 10.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.1%, Skilled trades 9.1%, Sales and customer service 8.7%, Corporate managers and directors 8.2%, Elementary 7.7%, Administrative 7.6%.

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