Thames Demographics (Reading, England)

Thames is a ward in Reading of South East, England and includes areas of Caversham, Tinkers Green, Cross Lanes, Gravel Hill, Nuney Green, Mapledurham Village, Trench Green, Caversham Heights, Mapledurham, Noke End, Emmer Green, Highdown Bottom and Bugs Bottom.

In the 2011 census the population of Thames was 9,701 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Thames is 39, while the median age is higher at 40.

83.4% of people living in Thames were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.8% Wales, 1.7% Scotland, 1.1% India, 0.8% Ireland, 0.6% South Africa, 0.5% Australia, 0.5% Hong Kong , 0.4% United States, 0.4% Northern Ireland.

95.2% of people living in Thames speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Russian, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% French, 0.2% Polish, 0.2% Persian/Farsi, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.2% Panjabi, 0.2% Nepalese, 0.2% Italian.

The religious make up of Thames is 56.8% Christian, 29.8% No religion, 1.6% Hindu, 1.4% Muslim, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.4% Sikh, 0.4% Jewish, 0.1% Humanist. 776 people did not state a religion. 42 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

61.9% of people are married, 8.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 17.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 5.1% are separated or divorced. There are 291 widowed people living in Thames.

The top occupations listed by people in Thames are Professional 31.9%, Associate professional and technical 16.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 14.7%, Science, research, engineering and technology professionals 11.9%, Corporate managers and directors 10.6%, Administrative and secretarial 10.5%, Business and public service associate professionals 9.7%, Business, media and public service professionals 9.6%, Skilled trades 7.4%, Administrative 7.3%.