Coleford Central Demographics (Forest of Dean, England)

Coleford Central is a ward in Forest of Dean of South West, England and includes areas of Berry Hill, Milkwall, Clearwell, Mushet Industrial Park, Newland, Little Drybrook, Staunton, Tufthorn, Lower Berry Hill, Sling and Tufthorn Industrial Estate.

In the 2011 census the population of Coleford Central was 3,072 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Coleford Central is 45, while the median age is higher at 46.

89.2% of people living in Coleford Central were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 6.6% Wales, 0.8% Scotland, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Hong Kong , 0.2% China, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% India, 0.1% Pakistan.

99.1% of people living in Coleford Central speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% British sign language, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Thai, 0.1% Kurdish.

The religious make up of Coleford Central is 64.0% Christian, 26.1% No religion, 0.4% Sikh, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Muslim, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Hindu. 240 people did not state a religion. 21 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

49.8% of people are married, 10.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.4% are separated or divorced. There are 202 widowed people living in Coleford Central.

The top occupations listed by people in Coleford Central are Skilled trades 15.0%, Professional 13.1%, Elementary 12.9%, Process, plant and machine operatives 12.0%, Administrative and secretarial 10.7%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.2%, Elementary administration and service 10.0%, Associate professional and technical 9.2%, Administrative 8.3%.