Merstham Demographics (Reigate and Banstead, England)
In the 2011 census the population of Merstham was 8,123 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.
The average age of people in Merstham is 38, while the median age is also 38.
86.2% of people living in Merstham were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.3% Scotland, 0.8% Wales, 0.7% South Africa, 0.7% Philippines, 0.7% Ireland, 0.7% India, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Sri Lanka, 0.4% Pakistan.
95.0% of people living in Merstham speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.7% Portuguese, 0.5% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.5% Bengali, 0.4% Polish, 0.3% French, 0.2% Urdu, 0.2% Tamil, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% East Asian Language.
The religious make up of Merstham is 61.7% Christian, 26.6% No religion, 2.0% Muslim, 0.7% Hindu, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Atheist.
591 people did not state a religion. 44 people identified as a Jedi Knight.
47.3% of people are married, 12.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 23.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.0% are separated or divorced. There are 369 widowed people living in Merstham.
The top occupations listed by people in Merstham are Professional 17.0%, Associate professional and technical 15.7%, Administrative and secretarial 12.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.2%, Skilled trades 10.8%, Administrative 9.6%, Caring personal service 9.0%, Elementary 8.8%, Business and public service associate professionals 8.5%.
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