Compton Demographics (West Berkshire, England)

Compton is a ward in West Berkshire of South East, England and includes areas of Hampstead Norreys, Yattendon, Burnt Hill and Compton.

In the 2011 census the population of Compton was 3,164 and is made up of approximately 48% females and 52% males.

The average age of people in Compton is 39, while the median age is higher at 41.

89.5% of people living in Compton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.2% Wales, 2.0% Scotland, 0.5% India, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Australia, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Pakistan, 0.2% Zimbabwe.

98.3% of people living in Compton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Hebrew, 0.2% German, 0.1% Danish, 0.1% French, 0.1% Hindi, 0.1% Welsh/Cymraeg, 0.1% Telugu, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Romanian.

The religious make up of Compton is 67.2% Christian, 23.9% No religion, 0.5% Muslim, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.3% Jewish, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Atheist.

204 people did not state a religion. 21 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

57.9% of people are married, 11.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 18.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.5% are separated or divorced. There are 115 widowed people living in Compton.

The top occupations listed by people in Compton are Professional 23.3%, Associate professional and technical 16.1%, Managers, directors and senior officials 14.7%, Skilled trades 12.1%, Corporate managers and directors 9.5%, Business and public service associate professionals 9.5%, Elementary 9.4%, Science, research, engineering and technology professionals 9.1%, Administrative and secretarial 8.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.4%.

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