Meldreth Demographics (South Cambridgeshire, England)

Meldreth is a ward in South Cambridgeshire of East of England, England and includes areas of Meldreth, Melbourn Bury, Melbourn and Shepreth.

In the 2011 census the population of Meldreth was 2,551 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Meldreth is 42, while the median age is higher at 44.

89.0% of people living in Meldreth were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.6% Scotland, 1.3% Wales, 0.9% Ireland, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Australia, 0.3% India, 0.2% North Africa, 0.2% United States.

97.4% of people living in Meldreth speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.6% Polish, 0.4% Any Sign Communication System, 0.3% German, 0.2% Arabic, 0.2% Northern European Language, 0.2% Thai, 0.1% French, 0.1% British sign language, 0.1% All other Chinese.

The religious make up of Meldreth is 58.3% Christian, 28.8% No religion, 0.7% Muslim, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.4% Jewish, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Humanist, 0.1% Atheist. 266 people did not state a religion. 4 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

55.6% of people are married, 8.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.2% are separated or divorced. There are 96 widowed people living in Meldreth.

The top occupations listed by people in Meldreth are Professional 20.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 14.6%, Skilled trades 13.2%, Associate professional and technical 12.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.3%, Administrative and secretarial 10.4%, Corporate managers and directors 9.9%, Caring personal service 9.3%, Elementary 8.4%, Administrative 7.9%.