Handside Demographics (Welwyn Hatfield, England)

Handside is a ward in Welwyn Hatfield of East of England, England and includes areas of Twenty Mile Bridge, Meadow Green and Sherrardspark.

In the 2011 census the population of Handside was 6,806 and is made up of approximately 53% females and 47% males.

The average age of people in Handside is 43, while the median age is higher at 44.

83.0% of people living in Handside were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.5% Scotland, 1.6% Wales, 1.3% Ireland, 1.0% India, 0.9% South Africa, 0.8% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Iran, 0.4% China, 0.3% South America.

95.4% of people living in Handside speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% All other Chinese, 0.4% Polish, 0.3% Persian/Farsi, 0.3% French, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Czech, 0.2% Gujarati, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Bengali.

The religious make up of Handside is 58.3% Christian, 27.8% No religion, 1.5% Muslim, 1.2% Hindu, 1.0% Jewish, 0.6% Buddhist, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Humanist. 574 people did not state a religion. 24 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

52.8% of people are married, 9.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.8% are separated or divorced. There are 325 widowed people living in Handside.

The top occupations listed by people in Handside are Professional 28.5%, Associate professional and technical 15.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.2%, Administrative and secretarial 12.1%, Corporate managers and directors 10.1%, Business, media and public service professionals 9.2%, Administrative 8.8%, Science, research, engineering and technology professionals 8.7%, Business and public service associate professionals 8.3%, Sales and customer service 7.2%.