Viking Demographics (Thanet, England)

Viking is a ward in Thanet of South East, England and includes areas of Pierremont, Northdown, St. Peters, Bromstone, Fairfield, Northwood, Upton, Dumpton, Westwood, Pysons Road Industrial Estate, East Dumpton and Sackettshill.

In the 2011 census the population of Viking was 7,023 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Viking is 46, while the median age is higher at 49.

88.8% of people living in Viking were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Scotland, 1.1% Wales, 0.7% Ireland, 0.5% India, 0.4% Sri Lanka, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% United States, 0.2% Zimbabwe.

96.5% of people living in Viking speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% French, 0.3% Polish, 0.2% Russian, 0.2% Hungarian, 0.1% Tamil, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% German, 0.1% Korean, 0.1% Spanish.

The religious make up of Viking is 63.8% Christian, 24.6% No religion, 1.0% Muslim, 0.7% Hindu, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.4% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Sikh. 563 people did not state a religion. 17 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

51.5% of people are married, 9.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.8% are separated or divorced. There are 390 widowed people living in Viking.

The top occupations listed by people in Viking are Professional 22.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.4%, Associate professional and technical 12.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.7%, Skilled trades 11.0%, Administrative and secretarial 10.4%, Caring personal service 9.6%, Teaching and educational professionals 8.7%, Teaching and Educational Professionals 8.7%, Elementary 7.9%.