Tolsford Demographics (Shepway, England)

Tolsford is a ward in Shepway of South East, England and includes areas of Pedlinge, West Hythe, Sandling, Westenhanger, Pennypot, Lympne Industrial Estate, Saltwood, Court-At-Street, Lympne, Postling, Newingreen, Sandling Junction and Orchard Valley.

In the 2011 census the population of Tolsford was 2,022 and is made up of approximately 53% females and 47% males.

The average age of people in Tolsford is 46, while the median age is higher at 50.

90.2% of people living in Tolsford were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.8% Scotland, 0.9% Wales, 0.5% South Africa, 0.5% United States, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% South America, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.3% India.

98.6% of people living in Tolsford speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Nepalese, 0.3% German, 0.2% Mandarin Chinese, 0.2% French, 0.1% All other languages, 0.1% Swedish, 0.1% Danish, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Turkish.

The religious make up of Tolsford is 68.2% Christian, 22.6% No religion, 0.5% Hindu, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.3% Agnostic, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Humanist. 147 people did not state a religion. 5 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

56.7% of people are married, 9.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 16.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.9% are separated or divorced. There are 109 widowed people living in Tolsford.

The top occupations listed by people in Tolsford are Professional 19.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 16.1%, Associate professional and technical 15.6%, Skilled trades 12.2%, Administrative and secretarial 10.9%, Corporate managers and directors 9.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.1%, Administrative 7.8%, Elementary 7.2%, Business and public service associate professionals 6.5%.