Minster Demographics (Reading, England)

Minster is a ward in Reading of South East, England and includes areas of Coley Park, Fobney Meadow and Southcote.

In the 2011 census the population of Minster was 10,141 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Minster is 37, while the median age is lower at 33.

67.4% of people living in Minster were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 4.7% India, 2.3% Pakistan, 1.5% Scotland, 1.4% Wales, 1.2% Ireland, 0.9% Nigeria, 0.8% Ghana, 0.7% Zimbabwe, 0.7% South Africa.

82.7% of people living in Minster speak English. The other top languages spoken are 3.4% Polish, 1.5% Urdu, 1.0% Nepalese, 0.9% Hindi, 0.7% Panjabi, 0.7% Portuguese, 0.6% Spanish, 0.6% Swahili/Kiswahili, 0.5% French.

The religious make up of Minster is 50.3% Christian, 26.3% No religion, 7.7% Muslim, 5.1% Hindu, 1.0% Buddhist, 0.4% Jewish, 0.3% Sikh, 0.1% Atheist. 811 people did not state a religion. 40 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 3 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

36.9% of people are married, 15.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 30.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.3% are separated or divorced. There are 519 widowed people living in Minster.

The top occupations listed by people in Minster are Professional 26.4%, Associate professional and technical 15.0%, Science, research, engineering and technology professionals 12.5%, Administrative and secretarial 10.4%, Elementary 10.1%, Elementary administration and service 9.6%, Business and public service associate professionals 9.1%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.1%, Information Technology and Telecommunications Professionals 8.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.4%.

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