Shefford Demographics (Central Bedfordshire, England)

Shefford is a ward in Central Bedfordshire of East of England, England and includes areas of Chicksands, Shefford Hardwick, Ireland, R A F Cricksands, Campton, Clifton, Beadlow, Cockshoot Hill and Meppershall.

In the 2011 census the population of Shefford was 9,325 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Shefford is 38, while the median age is also 38.

89.3% of people living in Shefford were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.2% Scotland, 1.4% Wales, 0.7% Northern Ireland, 0.7% Ireland, 0.5% South Africa, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% India, 0.2% United States, 0.2% Hong Kong .

98.2% of people living in Shefford speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Nepalese, 0.1% Sinhala, 0.1% Malayalam, 0.1% Latvian, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% French, 0.1% Bulgarian.

The religious make up of Shefford is 60.8% Christian, 30.4% No religion, 0.3% Muslim, 0.2% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.2% Sikh, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist.

649 people did not state a religion. 32 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

54.9% of people are married, 12.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 18.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.3% are separated or divorced. There are 394 widowed people living in Shefford.

The top occupations listed by people in Shefford are Associate professional and technical 19.1%, Professional 17.1%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.5%, Administrative and secretarial 11.7%, Skilled trades 11.1%, Corporate managers and directors 9.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.2%, Administrative 8.9%, Protective service 8.3%, Elementary 8.2%.

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