Hurst Demographics (Wokingham, England)

Hurst is a ward in Wokingham of South East, England and includes areas of Waltham, Twyford, St Nicholas, Ruscombe, Waltham St. Lawrence, Lands End, Whistley Green, Wards Cross, Shurlock Row, Hurst St. Nicholas and Hurst.

In the 2011 census the population of Hurst was 2,886 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Hurst is 39, while the median age is higher at 41.

85.6% of people living in Hurst were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.3% Scotland, 1.7% Wales, 1.1% South Africa, 0.8% Ireland, 0.8% United States, 0.6% Northern Ireland, 0.5% India, 0.3% Australia, 0.2% Kenya.

97.6% of people living in Hurst speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% French, 0.3% Swedish, 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% Polish, 0.1% Thai, 0.1% Finnish, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Panjabi.

The religious make up of Hurst is 64.4% Christian, 24.0% No religion, 0.7% Hindu, 0.7% Sikh, 0.6% Muslim, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Humanist. 246 people did not state a religion. 9 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

60.3% of people are married, 10.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 17.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 5.7% are separated or divorced. There are 97 widowed people living in Hurst.

The top occupations listed by people in Hurst are Professional 27.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 22.3%, Corporate managers and directors 16.1%, Associate professional and technical 15.1%, Business and public service associate professionals 10.5%, Science, research, engineering and technology professionals 10.2%, Administrative and secretarial 10.1%, Skilled trades 8.2%, Business, media and public service professionals 7.9%, Functional Managers and Directors 7.6%.

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