Battle Demographics (Reading, England)

Battle is a ward in Reading of South East, England and includes areas of Churchend, Reading North, Horncastle, Reading West and Tilehurst.

In the 2011 census the population of Battle was 10,842 and is made up of approximately 48% females and 52% males.

The average age of people in Battle is 32, while the median age is lower at 31.

58.8% of people living in Battle were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 4.1% Pakistan, 2.2% India, 1.3% Ghana, 1.2% Ireland, 1.1% Scotland, 1.0% Zimbabwe, 0.8% Wales, 0.8% Nigeria, 0.7% Hong Kong .

73.3% of people living in Battle speak English. The other top languages spoken are 8.8% Polish, 3.2% Nepalese, 2.7% Urdu, 1.2% Portuguese, 0.9% Panjabi, 0.6% French, 0.5% Italian, 0.5% Tamil, 0.4% Spanish.

The religious make up of Battle is 47.6% Christian, 26.1% No religion, 12.1% Muslim, 3.4% Hindu, 2.3% Buddhist, 0.4% Sikh, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic. 738 people did not state a religion. 45 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 3 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

34.0% of people are married, 15.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 33.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.1% are separated or divorced. There are 530 widowed people living in Battle.

The top occupations listed by people in Battle are Professional 20.6%, Elementary 16.3%, Elementary administration and service 15.0%, Associate professional and technical 12.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.6%, Sales and customer service 9.6%, Administrative and secretarial 9.2%, Skilled trades 8.8%, Science, research, engineering and technology professionals 8.7%, Sales 7.6%.

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