Cottenham Demographics (South Cambridgeshire, England)

Cottenham is a ward in South Cambridgeshire of East of England, England and includes areas of Rampton and Cottenham.

In the 2011 census the population of Cottenham was 8,070 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Cottenham is 41, while the median age is higher at 42.

87.0% of people living in Cottenham were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.8% Scotland, 1.0% Wales, 0.6% Northern Ireland, 0.6% South Africa, 0.6% United States, 0.6% India, 0.5% Philippines, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Australia.

96.1% of people living in Cottenham speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Polish, 0.4% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.3% Malayalam, 0.3% French, 0.3% Lithuanian, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Russian, 0.2% Latvian, 0.1% All other Chinese.

The religious make up of Cottenham is 57.9% Christian, 31.5% No religion, 0.7% Muslim, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.3% Hindu, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist. 643 people did not state a religion. 40 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

54.7% of people are married, 11.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.1% are separated or divorced. There are 353 widowed people living in Cottenham.

The top occupations listed by people in Cottenham are Professional 26.6%, Associate professional and technical 13.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.8%, Skilled trades 11.2%, Administrative and secretarial 10.7%, Science, research, engineering and technology professionals 9.2%, Corporate managers and directors 8.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.2%, Administrative 7.5%, Elementary 7.0%.

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