Abbey Demographics (Gloucester, England)

Abbey is a ward in Gloucester of South West, England and includes areas of Upton St. Leonards, Abbeymead, Matson and Abbeydale.

In the 2011 census the population of Abbey was 9,495 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Abbey is 39, while the median age is higher at 41.

89.5% of people living in Abbey were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.7% Wales, 1.4% Scotland, 0.6% Jamaica, 0.5% India, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.2% Kenya, 0.1% Zimbabwe.

98.1% of people living in Abbey speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Polish, 0.1% Tamil, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Thai, 0.1% Persian/Farsi, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Gujarati, 0.1% Turkish.

The religious make up of Abbey is 66.9% Christian, 24.0% No religion, 0.7% Hindu, 0.5% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic. 644 people did not state a religion. 26 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

53.2% of people are married, 12.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.6% are separated or divorced. There are 466 widowed people living in Abbey.

The top occupations listed by people in Abbey are Administrative and secretarial 16.6%, Professional 14.8%, Associate professional and technical 13.1%, Administrative 13.1%, Skilled trades 11.0%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.6%, Sales and customer service 9.6%, Elementary 8.5%, Caring personal service 7.8%.

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