Sands Demographics (Wycombe, England)

Sands is a ward in Wycombe of South East, England and includes areas of Booker, Sands Industrial Estate and West Wycombe Village.

In the 2011 census the population of Sands was 6,214 and is made up of approximately 49% females and 51% males.

The average age of people in Sands is 35, while the median age is lower at 33.

75.4% of people living in Sands were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 7.2% Pakistan, 1.2% India, 0.9% Scotland, 0.7% Wales, 0.7% Ireland, 0.7% Sri Lanka, 0.6% South Africa, 0.6% Zimbabwe, 0.4% Northern Ireland.

84.9% of people living in Sands speak English. The other top languages spoken are 3.7% Polish, 3.4% Panjabi, 3.1% Urdu, 0.6% Tamil, 0.3% Shona, 0.3% Pakistani Pahari, 0.3% Portuguese, 0.3% Romanian, 0.2% Hungarian.

The religious make up of Sands is 47.6% Christian, 23.3% No religion, 18.1% Muslim, 2.0% Hindu, 0.6% Sikh, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist. 421 people did not state a religion. 24 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

44.8% of people are married, 11.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 29.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.7% are separated or divorced. There are 283 widowed people living in Sands.

The top occupations listed by people in Sands are Professional 15.3%, Associate professional and technical 14.2%, Skilled trades 12.4%, Administrative and secretarial 10.8%, Elementary 10.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.8%, Elementary administration and service 9.3%, Sales and customer service 9.2%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.7%.

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