Herne and Broomfield Demographics (Canterbury, England)

Herne and Broomfield is a ward in Canterbury of South East, England and includes areas of Herne Common, Hawthorn, Busheyfield, Herne, Broomfield, Love Street, Studd Hill and Greenhill.

In the 2011 census the population of Herne and Broomfield was 8,440 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Herne and Broomfield is 40, while the median age is higher at 42.

94.3% of people living in Herne and Broomfield were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.0% Scotland, 0.6% Wales, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% India, 0.1% Australia, 0.1% Kenya, 0.1% Nigeria.

99.0% of people living in Herne and Broomfield speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.1% Polish, 0.1% French, 0.1% Thai, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Greek.

The religious make up of Herne and Broomfield is 69.0% Christian, 21.6% No religion, 0.3% Hindu, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Muslim, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic. 656 people did not state a religion. 27 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 4 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

55.1% of people are married, 11.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.0% are separated or divorced. There are 340 widowed people living in Herne and Broomfield.

The top occupations listed by people in Herne and Broomfield are Professional 15.1%, Skilled trades 14.6%, Administrative and secretarial 12.6%, Associate professional and technical 11.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.1%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.2%, Elementary 9.6%, Sales and customer service 9.0%, Caring personal service 8.7%, Administrative 8.5%.

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