Heron Demographics (Canterbury, England)

Heron is a ward in Canterbury of South East, England and includes areas of Eddington, Hunters Forstal, Lower Herne, Eddington Business Park and Hampton.

In the 2011 census the population of Heron was 8,841 and is made up of approximately 53% females and 47% males.

The average age of people in Heron is 43, while the median age is also 43.

91.5% of people living in Heron were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.2% Scotland, 0.9% Ireland, 0.6% Wales, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.3% India, 0.2% China, 0.2% South Africa, 0.1% Hong Kong , 0.1% Bangladesh.

97.6% of people living in Heron speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Polish, 0.2% Turkish, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% French, 0.1% Swedish, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Lithuanian, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Bulgarian.

The religious make up of Heron is 58.7% Christian, 30.8% No religion, 0.7% Muslim, 0.4% Hindu, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist. 692 people did not state a religion. 41 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

36.0% of people are married, 12.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 25.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 13.8% are separated or divorced. There are 712 widowed people living in Heron.

The top occupations listed by people in Heron are Caring, leisure and other service 14.6%, Skilled trades 14.5%, Elementary 12.7%, Professional 12.2%, Caring personal service 12.1%, Elementary administration and service 10.7%, Administrative and secretarial 10.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.1%, Associate professional and technical 9.8%, Caring Personal Services 9.1%.

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