Walmer Demographics (Dover, England)

Walmer is a ward in Dover of South East, England and includes areas of Walmer, Hawkesdown and Upper Walmer.

In the 2011 census the population of Walmer was 7,434 and is made up of approximately 53% females and 47% males.

The average age of people in Walmer is 48, while the median age is higher at 51.

89.0% of people living in Walmer were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.2% Scotland, 1.5% Wales, 0.7% Ireland, 0.6% Northern Ireland, 0.6% India, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% United States, 0.2% Australia, 0.1% South America.

97.9% of people living in Walmer speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% German, 0.2% French, 0.2% Malayalam, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Czech, 0.1% Turkish, 0.1% Dutch, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino.

The religious make up of Walmer is 67.4% Christian, 21.9% No religion, 0.3% Muslim, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Atheist. 629 people did not state a religion. 39 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

50.2% of people are married, 9.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.2% are separated or divorced. There are 446 widowed people living in Walmer.

The top occupations listed by people in Walmer are Professional 18.8%, Associate professional and technical 13.1%, Skilled trades 11.8%, Administrative and secretarial 11.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.7%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.0%, Caring personal service 8.7%, Administrative 8.6%, Sales and customer service 8.4%, Elementary 8.1%.

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