Norcot Demographics (Reading, England)

Norcot is a ward in Reading of South East, England and includes areas of Reading North, Churchend, Horncastle, Tilehurst and Calcot Row.

In the 2011 census the population of Norcot was 10,006 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Norcot is 37, while the median age is lower at 35.

75.5% of people living in Norcot were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.7% Ireland, 1.6% Pakistan, 1.4% Scotland, 1.2% India, 1.2% Wales, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.5% Zimbabwe, 0.5% Ghana, 0.5% Philippines.

88.2% of people living in Norcot speak English. The other top languages spoken are 4.1% Polish, 0.9% Nepalese, 0.7% Urdu, 0.5% Panjabi, 0.5% Portuguese, 0.3% Swahili/Kiswahili, 0.3% Bengali, 0.3% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.3% Pashto.

The religious make up of Norcot is 54.9% Christian, 27.8% No religion, 6.6% Muslim, 1.3% Hindu, 0.6% Buddhist, 0.4% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Jewish. 706 people did not state a religion. 44 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

39.3% of people are married, 12.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 29.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.1% are separated or divorced. There are 567 widowed people living in Norcot.

The top occupations listed by people in Norcot are Professional 18.8%, Elementary 13.4%, Elementary administration and service 12.1%, Associate professional and technical 11.4%, Skilled trades 10.8%, Administrative and secretarial 10.6%, Sales and customer service 10.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.1%, Sales 8.4%, Caring personal service 8.0%.