Fairstead Demographics (King's Lynn and West Norfolk, England)

Fairstead is a ward in King's Lynn and West Norfolk of East of England, England and includes areas of Gaywood, Hardwick Industrial Estate and Mintlyn.

In the 2011 census the population of Fairstead was 6,479 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Fairstead is 33, while the median age is lower at 31.

79.6% of people living in Fairstead were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.2% India, 1.5% Philippines, 1.3% Scotland, 0.5% Wales, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Sri Lanka, 0.3% South America, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Northern Ireland.

85.4% of people living in Fairstead speak English. The other top languages spoken are 4.4% Lithuanian, 2.2% Polish, 1.8% Portuguese, 1.3% Russian, 1.2% Malayalam, 0.9% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.7% Latvian, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Sinhala.

The religious make up of Fairstead is 59.6% Christian, 31.1% No religion, 0.7% Hindu, 0.6% Buddhist, 0.5% Muslim. 422 people did not state a religion. 29 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

37.8% of people are married, 20.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 24.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.4% are separated or divorced. There are 401 widowed people living in Fairstead.

The top occupations listed by people in Fairstead are Elementary 18.6%, Process, plant and machine operatives 15.3%, Professional 13.7%, Elementary administration and service 13.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.5%, Skilled trades 10.8%, Sales and customer service 10.1%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.9%, Caring personal service 9.1%, Health professionals 9.0%.

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