Goldington Demographics (Bedford, England)

Goldington is a ward in Bedford of East of England, England and includes areas of Salph End, Renhold, Salph End Renhold, Goldington and Elm Farm Industrial Estate.

In the 2011 census the population of Goldington was 8,662 and is made up of approximately 53% females and 47% males.

The average age of people in Goldington is 37, while the median age is lower at 35.

79.4% of people living in Goldington were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.5% Scotland, 1.2% India, 1.1% Ireland, 1.0% Jamaica, 0.8% Wales, 0.7% Northern Ireland, 0.6% Zimbabwe, 0.4% Bangladesh, 0.4% South Africa.

89.5% of people living in Goldington speak English. The other top languages spoken are 3.2% Polish, 1.0% Italian, 0.8% Panjabi, 0.4% Lithuanian, 0.4% Bengali, 0.4% Persian/Farsi, 0.3% French, 0.3% Portuguese, 0.3% Arabic.

The religious make up of Goldington is 60.6% Christian, 25.2% No religion, 3.7% Muslim, 1.3% Sikh, 1.1% Hindu, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish. 551 people did not state a religion. 25 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

41.4% of people are married, 10.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 27.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.3% are separated or divorced. There are 560 widowed people living in Goldington.

The top occupations listed by people in Goldington are Elementary 16.0%, Elementary administration and service 14.0%, Professional 12.6%, Skilled trades 12.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.7%, Sales and customer service 11.2%, Associate professional and technical 10.5%, Administrative and secretarial 10.3%, Caring personal service 9.4%, Sales 8.1%.

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