Burstead Demographics (Basildon, England)

Burstead is a ward in Basildon of East of England, England and includes areas of Tye Common, Noak Hill, Little Burstead, Great Burstead, Sunnymede, Outwood Common, Harding's Elms, Ramsden Crays, Crays Hill and South Green.

In the 2011 census the population of Burstead was 10,620 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Burstead is 44, while the median age is higher at 45.

92.7% of people living in Burstead were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.1% Scotland, 0.8% Ireland, 0.7% Wales, 0.4% India, 0.3% United States, 0.3% Australia, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Sri Lanka.

98.6% of people living in Burstead speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% French, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Thai, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Afrikaans, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% German.

The religious make up of Burstead is 66.8% Christian, 23.5% No religion, 0.6% Muslim, 0.4% Hindu, 0.4% Jewish, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Sikh. 779 people did not state a religion. 29 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

56.4% of people are married, 8.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.6% are separated or divorced. There are 443 widowed people living in Burstead.

The top occupations listed by people in Burstead are Professional 17.5%, Administrative and secretarial 16.7%, Associate professional and technical 15.1%, Managers, directors and senior officials 14.3%, Administrative 11.6%, Skilled trades 10.9%, Corporate managers and directors 10.5%, Business and public service associate professionals 9.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.5%, Elementary 7.5%.