Alton Demographics (Babergh, England)

Alton is a ward in Babergh of East of England, England and includes areas of Mistley, Brantham, Cattawade and Lawford.

In the 2011 census the population of Alton was 3,918 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Alton is 44, while the median age is higher at 47.

94.7% of people living in Alton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.2% Scotland, 0.9% Wales, 0.2% Australia, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% United States, 0.1% Sri Lanka, 0.1% Zimbabwe, 0.1% India.

99.3% of people living in Alton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Dutch, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% Tamil, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% German.

The religious make up of Alton is 64.0% Christian, 26.9% No religion, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Muslim, 0.1% Agnostic. 300 people did not state a religion. 18 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

57.8% of people are married, 9.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 16.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.7% are separated or divorced. There are 160 widowed people living in Alton.

The top occupations listed by people in Alton are Professional 17.3%, Associate professional and technical 14.2%, Administrative and secretarial 12.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.2%, Skilled trades 11.9%, Elementary 10.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.2%, Administrative 8.6%, Elementary administration and service 8.5%, Corporate managers and directors 8.3%.

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