Tilehurst Demographics (Reading, England)

Tilehurst is a ward in Reading of South East, England and includes areas of Tilehurst, Calcot Row, Churchend, Horncastle, Reading North, Little Heath, Westwood Row and The Gutter.

In the 2011 census the population of Tilehurst was 9,155 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Tilehurst is 40, while the median age is also 40.

87.5% of people living in Tilehurst were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.2% Wales, 1.1% Scotland, 1.0% Ireland, 0.8% India, 0.5% Pakistan, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.3% Jamaica.

95.8% of people living in Tilehurst speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.0% Polish, 0.4% Tamil, 0.3% Urdu, 0.3% French, 0.2% Swahili/Kiswahili, 0.2% Panjabi, 0.1% Albanian, 0.1% Nepalese, 0.1% Turkish.

The religious make up of Tilehurst is 60.8% Christian, 27.1% No religion, 2.3% Muslim, 1.3% Hindu, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.4% Sikh, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic. 630 people did not state a religion. 14 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

51.4% of people are married, 9.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 22.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.0% are separated or divorced. There are 453 widowed people living in Tilehurst.

The top occupations listed by people in Tilehurst are Professional 15.5%, Skilled trades 14.2%, Administrative and secretarial 13.9%, Associate professional and technical 12.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.3%, Administrative 9.9%, Sales and customer service 9.7%, Elementary 9.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.0%, Elementary administration and service 8.3%.

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