Martlesham Demographics (Suffolk Coastal, England)

Martlesham is a ward in Suffolk Coastal of East of England, England and includes areas of Martlesham Heath.

In the 2011 census the population of Martlesham was 4,897 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Martlesham is 46, while the median age is higher at 50.

91.1% of people living in Martlesham were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Scotland, 1.1% Wales, 0.9% India, 0.6% South Africa, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% United States, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Zimbabwe.

98.0% of people living in Martlesham speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Afrikaans, 0.2% Lithuanian, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Tamil, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% French.

The religious make up of Martlesham is 64.8% Christian, 24.8% No religion, 0.6% Muslim, 0.5% Hindu, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Humanist, 0.1% Jewish. 378 people did not state a religion. 19 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

59.1% of people are married, 8.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.3% live with a partner of the same sex, 17.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.6% are separated or divorced. There are 241 widowed people living in Martlesham.

The top occupations listed by people in Martlesham are Professional 23.3%, Administrative and secretarial 15.2%, Associate professional and technical 12.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.5%, Administrative 10.9%, Science, research, engineering and technology professionals 9.4%, Skilled trades 9.1%, Elementary 8.1%, Corporate managers and directors 7.6%, Sales and customer service 7.6%.

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