Dersingham Demographics (King's Lynn and West Norfolk, England)

Dersingham is a ward in King's Lynn and West Norfolk of East of England, England and includes areas of Great Bircham, Wolferton, Houghton, Harpley Dams, Babingley, Flitcham, Castle Rising, Doddshill, Dersingham, New Houghton, Bagthorpe, Appleton, Shernborne, East Rudham, Tattersett, Hillington, Fring, Coxford, Bircham, Cat's Bottom, Bircham Tofts, Bircham Newton, Anmer, Broomsthorpe, West Newton, Ingoldisthorpe and Harpley.

In the 2011 census the population of Dersingham was 4,640 and is made up of approximately 54% females and 46% males.

The average age of people in Dersingham is 51, while the median age is higher at 56.

94.7% of people living in Dersingham were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.2% Scotland, 0.8% Wales, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% United States, 0.1% South America, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Isle of Man, 0.1% Zimbabwe.

99.4% of people living in Dersingham speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Lithuanian, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Dutch, 0.1% German.

The religious make up of Dersingham is 71.7% Christian, 20.9% No religion, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Agnostic. 302 people did not state a religion. 7 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

56.5% of people are married, 9.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.3% live with a partner of the same sex, 14.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.9% are separated or divorced. There are 270 widowed people living in Dersingham.

The top occupations listed by people in Dersingham are Skilled trades 16.4%, Professional 13.1%, Administrative and secretarial 11.7%, Elementary 11.6%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.0%, Associate professional and technical 10.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.1%, Elementary administration and service 9.2%, Sales and customer service 8.5%, Administrative 8.1%.

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