River Demographics (Arun, England)

River is a ward in Arun of South East, England and includes areas of Riverside Industrial Estate and Climping.

In the 2011 census the population of River was 5,357 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in River is 43, while the median age is also 43.

80.4% of people living in River were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.7% Philippines, 1.4% Scotland, 0.9% India, 0.8% Ireland, 0.7% Wales, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Pakistan, 0.3% South America, 0.3% Bangladesh.

88.3% of people living in River speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.9% Lithuanian, 1.8% Polish, 1.5% Portuguese, 1.4% Tagalog/Filipino, 1.0% Latvian, 0.9% Russian, 0.5% Malayalam, 0.2% Bengali, 0.2% Romanian.

The religious make up of River is 57.7% Christian, 28.5% No religion, 1.8% Muslim, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Atheist. 532 people did not state a religion. 18 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

34.1% of people are married, 12.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 25.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 16.1% are separated or divorced. There are 528 widowed people living in River.

The top occupations listed by people in River are Elementary 17.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 14.3%, Skilled trades 13.0%, Elementary administration and service 12.0%, Caring personal service 11.3%, Professional 10.6%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.9%, Associate professional and technical 9.1%, Sales and customer service 8.8%, Caring Personal Services 8.6%.