Abbey Demographics (Reading, England)

Abbey is a ward in Reading of South East, England and includes areas of Lower Caversham, King's Meadows, Earley Rise, The Mount, Whiteknights, New Town, Caversham, Coley and Earley.

In the 2011 census the population of Abbey was 12,629 and is made up of approximately 45% females and 55% males.

The average age of people in Abbey is 32, while the median age is lower at 30.

52.6% of people living in Abbey were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 9.9% India, 3.0% Pakistan, 1.6% Scotland, 1.4% Ireland, 1.2% Wales, 0.8% South America, 0.8% United States, 0.7% Hong Kong , 0.7% Zimbabwe.

72.8% of people living in Abbey speak English. The other top languages spoken are 4.1% Polish, 2.5% Nepalese, 1.8% Urdu, 1.5% Arabic, 1.3% Hindi, 1.0% Tamil, 0.9% Spanish, 0.9% French, 0.9% Panjabi.

The religious make up of Abbey is 39.9% Christian, 27.7% No religion, 10.7% Hindu, 10.5% Muslim, 2.0% Buddhist, 0.7% Sikh, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist. 893 people did not state a religion. 65 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 10 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

30.7% of people are married, 16.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.2% live with a partner of the same sex, 37.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.2% are separated or divorced. There are 619 widowed people living in Abbey.

The top occupations listed by people in Abbey are Professional 34.5%, Science, research, engineering and technology professionals 19.6%, Associate professional and technical 16.4%, Information Technology and Telecommunications Professionals 13.3%, Business and public service associate professionals 10.1%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.4%, Elementary 9.1%, Business, media and public service professionals 8.6%, Elementary administration and service 8.5%, Administrative and secretarial 8.4%.