Ely East Demographics (East Cambridgeshire, England)

Ely East is a ward in East Cambridgeshire of East of England, England and includes areas of Littleport, Shippea Hill, Queen Adelaide, Little Ouse, Redmere, Mile End, Prickwillow, Berry Croft, Water Side, Soham, Broad Piece, Chippenham, East Fen Common, Isleham, Waterside, Fordham and Broad Hill.

In the 2011 census the population of Ely East was 4,030 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

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

79.8% of people living in Ely East were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.5% United States, 2.1% Scotland, 0.7% India, 0.6% Ireland, 0.6% China, 0.6% South Africa, 0.6% Wales, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Australia.

91.9% of people living in Ely East speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.5% Polish, 0.9% All other Chinese, 0.6% Portuguese, 0.6% Lithuanian, 0.6% Russian, 0.4% Spanish, 0.3% Thai, 0.3% French, 0.3% Japanese.

The religious make up of Ely East is 59.9% Christian, 28.0% No religion, 1.0% Buddhist, 0.6% Muslim, 0.2% Hindu, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic. 345 people did not state a religion. 21 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

47.2% of people are married, 13.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 18.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.7% are separated or divorced. There are 230 widowed people living in Ely East.

The top occupations listed by people in Ely East are Professional 26.0%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.4%, Associate professional and technical 13.3%, Administrative and secretarial 9.9%, Skilled trades 8.9%, Elementary 8.6%, Corporate managers and directors 8.3%, Administrative 7.9%, Business, media and public service professionals 7.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.6%.