Breaston Demographics (Erewash, England)

Breaston is a ward in Erewash of East Midlands, England and includes areas of Draycott, Ambaston, Breaston, Ockbrook, Elvaston, Borrowash, Risley and Thulston.

In the 2011 census the population of Breaston was 4,455 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Breaston is 47, while the median age is higher at 49.

93.8% of people living in Breaston were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Scotland, 0.9% Wales, 0.4% Ireland, 0.2% India, 0.2% Australia, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.1% United States, 0.1% Zimbabwe.

99.0% of people living in Breaston speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Polish, 0.1% Czech, 0.1% Turkish.

The religious make up of Breaston is 62.8% Christian, 28.4% No religion, 0.2% Muslim, 0.2% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Sikh. 311 people did not state a religion. 15 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

57.1% of people are married, 9.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 17.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.0% are separated or divorced. There are 220 widowed people living in Breaston.

The top occupations listed by people in Breaston are Professional 19.8%, Associate professional and technical 14.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.2%, Skilled trades 11.9%, Administrative and secretarial 10.7%, Sales and customer service 8.3%, Corporate managers and directors 8.2%, Administrative 8.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.0%, Elementary 7.9%.