Wissey Demographics (King's Lynn and West Norfolk, England)

Wissey is a ward in King's Lynn and West Norfolk of East of England, England and includes areas of Marham Airfield, Oxborough, Upper Marham, Wereham, Barton Bendish, Fincham, Whittington, Stoke Ferry, Gooderstone, West Dereham, Stradsett, Marham, Eastmoor, Boughton, Wereham Row, Wissington, Crimplesham, Wretton and Abby.

In the 2011 census the population of Wissey was 2,276 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

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

90.8% of people living in Wissey were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.9% United States, 0.9% Wales, 0.8% Scotland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.2% China, 0.2% North Africa, 0.1% South America, 0.1% South Africa.

98.5% of people living in Wissey speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Portuguese, 0.2% Polish, 0.2% German, 0.1% Latvian, 0.1% Welsh/Cymraeg, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Russian.

The religious make up of Wissey is 66.1% Christian, 23.8% No religion, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Muslim. 204 people did not state a religion. 6 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

57.6% of people are married, 11.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 16.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.6% are separated or divorced. There are 105 widowed people living in Wissey.

The top occupations listed by people in Wissey are Skilled trades 13.6%, Associate professional and technical 13.2%, Professional 12.5%, Administrative and secretarial 11.4%, Elementary 11.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.3%, Process, plant and machine operatives 10.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.0%, Administrative 8.1%, Corporate managers and directors 7.7%.

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