Saxmundham Demographics (Suffolk Coastal, England)

Saxmundham is a ward in Suffolk Coastal of East of England, England and includes areas of Great Glemham, Benhall, Knodishall, Stratford St. Andrew, Benhall Green, Snape, Coldfair Green, Hazlewood Street, Farnham, Fristonmoor, Friston, Snape Street, Sternfield, Snape Watering, Bigsby's Corner, Benhall Street, Friday Street, Gromford, Mill Hole, Peasenhall, Sweffling, Rendham, Sibton, Carlton, Kelsale, Sibton Green, Curlew Green, Dorley's Corner, Bruisyard, Poys Street and Hemp Green.

In the 2011 census the population of Saxmundham was 4,913 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

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

92.1% of people living in Saxmundham were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.3% Scotland, 0.9% Wales, 0.4% United States, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% India, 0.1% Australia, 0.1% Zimbabwe.

98.3% of people living in Saxmundham speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Lithuanian, 0.3% Polish, 0.2% Romanian, 0.2% Hungarian, 0.1% Gujarati, 0.1% Afrikaans, 0.1% French, 0.1% Dutch.

The religious make up of Saxmundham is 61.3% Christian, 29.6% No religion, 0.2% Muslim, 0.2% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Humanist, 0.1% Atheist. 370 people did not state a religion. 15 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

52.5% of people are married, 10.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 18.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.0% are separated or divorced. There are 267 widowed people living in Saxmundham.

The top occupations listed by people in Saxmundham are Skilled trades 14.5%, Professional 13.2%, Elementary 12.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.5%, Associate professional and technical 11.0%, Elementary administration and service 9.5%, Administrative and secretarial 9.4%, Caring personal service 9.0%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.5%.

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