Pakenham Demographics (St Edmundsbury, England)

Pakenham is a ward in St Edmundsbury of East of England, England.

In the 2011 census the population of Pakenham was 3,420 and is made up of approximately 41% females and 59% males.

The average age of people in Pakenham is 33, while the median age is lower at 29.

85.4% of people living in Pakenham were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.2% Scotland, 2.6% Wales, 0.8% United States, 0.8% Northern Ireland, 0.6% South Africa, 0.6% Ghana, 0.3% India, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.1% Kenya.

98.1% of people living in Pakenham speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.5% Polish, 0.2% Oceanic/Australian language, 0.1% Malayalam, 0.1% Akan, 0.1% Welsh/Cymraeg, 0.1% Swedish, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% All other Chinese.

The religious make up of Pakenham is 62.3% Christian, 30.7% No religion, 0.2% Muslim, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Agnostic. 186 people did not state a religion. 16 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

64.5% of people are married, 9.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 13.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 5.9% are separated or divorced. There are 89 widowed people living in Pakenham.

The top occupations listed by people in Pakenham are Associate professional and technical 40.8%, Protective service 34.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 14.2%, Corporate managers and directors 11.5%, Skilled trades 9.4%, Professional 8.4%, Senior Officers in Protective Services 8.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.4%, Administrative and secretarial 6.4%, Elementary 5.7%.