Shepshed East Demographics (Charnwood, England)

Shepshed East is a ward in Charnwood of East Midlands, England and includes areas of Nanpantan, Finney Hill, Osgathorpe, Charley, Shepshed and Belton.

In the 2011 census the population of Shepshed East was 6,519 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Shepshed East is 41, while the median age is higher at 42.

93.8% of people living in Shepshed East were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Scotland, 0.8% Wales, 0.4% India, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Kenya, 0.1% Australia, 0.1% United States.

98.6% of people living in Shepshed East speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Polish, 0.1% German, 0.1% Gujarati, 0.1% Telugu, 0.1% Malay, 0.1% Panjabi, 0.1% Thai.

The religious make up of Shepshed East is 62.5% Christian, 29.0% No religion, 0.4% Hindu, 0.4% Muslim, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Sikh. 405 people did not state a religion. 23 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

50.0% of people are married, 13.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 21.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.9% are separated or divorced. There are 336 widowed people living in Shepshed East.

The top occupations listed by people in Shepshed East are Skilled trades 14.5%, Professional 14.4%, Administrative and secretarial 12.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.2%, Associate professional and technical 11.0%, Elementary 11.0%, Administrative 9.5%, Elementary administration and service 9.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.4%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.9%.