Nelson Demographics (Norwich, England)

Nelson is a ward in Norwich of East of England, England and includes areas of Earlham Rise and Bowthorpe.

In the 2011 census the population of Nelson was 9,297 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Nelson is 35, while the median age is lower at 30.

84.7% of people living in Nelson were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.5% Scotland, 0.8% Ireland, 0.8% Wales, 0.7% Northern Ireland, 0.6% United States, 0.5% India, 0.5% Australia, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% South America.

94.7% of people living in Nelson speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.7% German, 0.6% Spanish, 0.4% French, 0.4% Polish, 0.3% All other Chinese, 0.3% Italian, 0.2% Portuguese, 0.2% Lithuanian, 0.1% Greek.

The religious make up of Nelson is 49.5% No religion, 36.2% Christian, 1.0% Buddhist, 0.9% Muslim, 0.5% Hindu, 0.3% Agnostic, 0.3% Jewish, 0.2% Atheist. 874 people did not state a religion. 76 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

28.0% of people are married, 15.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 44.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.5% are separated or divorced. There are 469 widowed people living in Nelson.

The top occupations listed by people in Nelson are Professional 36.0%, Associate professional and technical 15.5%, Teaching and educational professionals 12.9%, Teaching and Educational Professionals 12.9%, Sales and customer service 9.2%, Elementary 8.8%, Business, media and public service professionals 8.5%, Elementary administration and service 8.4%, Administrative and secretarial 8.1%, Managers, directors and senior officials 8.0%.