Folkestone Foord Demographics (Shepway, England)

Folkestone Foord is a ward in Shepway of South East, England and includes areas of Park Farm Industrial Estate.

In the 2011 census the population of Folkestone Foord was 5,863 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Folkestone Foord is 34, while the median age is lower at 32.

88.1% of people living in Folkestone Foord were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.6% Scotland, 1.0% Wales, 0.7% Ireland, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Hong Kong , 0.3% Bangladesh, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Australia.

94.9% of people living in Folkestone Foord speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.8% Slovak, 0.6% Czech, 0.4% Polish, 0.3% Nepalese, 0.3% Lithuanian, 0.2% Bengali, 0.2% Turkish, 0.2% Albanian, 0.2% Romanian.

The religious make up of Folkestone Foord is 56.4% Christian, 32.8% No religion, 1.6% Muslim, 0.2% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Agnostic. 427 people did not state a religion. 46 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

32.8% of people are married, 16.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.1% live with a partner of the same sex, 30.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 13.6% are separated or divorced. There are 438 widowed people living in Folkestone Foord.

The top occupations listed by people in Folkestone Foord are Elementary 15.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 14.3%, Skilled trades 13.2%, Elementary administration and service 13.0%, Sales and customer service 12.3%, Caring personal service 11.5%, Associate professional and technical 10.7%, Sales 9.4%, Administrative and secretarial 8.8%, Professional 8.7%.