Malmesbury Demographics (Wiltshire, England)

Malmesbury is a ward in Wiltshire of South West, England and includes areas of Brokenborough, Murcott, Braydon Brook, Upper Chedglow, Minety Lower Moor, Chelworth, Minety, Garsdon, Eastcourt, Charlton, Perry Green, Blicks Hill, Flintham Hill, Crudwell, Braydon, Lea, Filands, Chedglow, Milbourne, Hankerton, Oaksey, Upper Minety, Halcombe, Lordswood, Corston, Easton Grey, Foxley, Farleaze, Rodbourne, Pinkney, Twatley, Ladyswood, Rodbourne Bottom, Norton and Sherston.

In the 2011 census the population of Malmesbury was 5,380 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Malmesbury is 39, while the median age is higher at 40.

88.1% of people living in Malmesbury were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.0% Scotland, 1.8% Wales, 0.6% Ireland, 0.5% South Africa, 0.5% United States, 0.4% India, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% China, 0.3% Bangladesh.

97.5% of people living in Malmesbury speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.5% Polish, 0.3% All other Chinese, 0.3% Bengali, 0.3% French, 0.2% Hungarian, 0.1% Latvian, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Dutch, 0.1% Oceanic/Australian language.

The religious make up of Malmesbury is 64.0% Christian, 25.9% No religion, 0.6% Muslim, 0.5% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Atheist. 426 people did not state a religion. 13 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

49.7% of people are married, 12.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.8% are separated or divorced. There are 312 widowed people living in Malmesbury.

The top occupations listed by people in Malmesbury are Professional 22.4%, Skilled trades 13.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.7%, Associate professional and technical 12.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.4%, Elementary 9.3%, Administrative and secretarial 8.4%, Corporate managers and directors 8.4%, Science, research, engineering and technology professionals 8.1%, Elementary administration and service 7.7%.

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