Wissey Demographics (Breckland, England)

Wissey is a ward in Breckland of East of England, England.

In the 2011 census the population of Wissey was 2,377 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Wissey is 49, while the median age is higher at 53.

92.9% of people living in Wissey were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.3% Scotland, 1.0% Wales, 0.6% United States, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% Hong Kong , 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Kenya, 0.2% India.

99.0% of people living in Wissey speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Lithuanian, 0.2% Cantonese Chinese, 0.2% Thai, 0.1% Latvian, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Portuguese.

The religious make up of Wissey is 71.0% Christian, 19.9% No religion, 0.6% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Muslim, 0.1% Agnostic. 183 people did not state a religion. 3 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

59.6% of people are married, 9.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 14.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 5.6% are separated or divorced. There are 91 widowed people living in Wissey.

The top occupations listed by people in Wissey are Skilled trades 20.5%, Professional 12.2%, Administrative and secretarial 11.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.4%, Elementary 10.2%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.2%, Associate professional and technical 8.8%, Corporate managers and directors 7.6%, Caring personal service 7.4%.

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