Shenley Demographics (Hertsmere, England)

Shenley is a ward in Hertsmere of East of England, England and includes areas of Porters Park, Ridgehill, Hertsmere, Shenley and Shenleybury.

In the 2011 census the population of Shenley was 5,506 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Shenley is 38, while the median age is higher at 39.

84.3% of people living in Shenley were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.3% Scotland, 1.3% Ireland, 1.1% South Africa, 1.0% Wales, 0.7% India, 0.5% United States, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Sri Lanka, 0.3% North Africa.

95.1% of people living in Shenley speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.6% Italian, 0.5% Polish, 0.2% Bengali, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Portuguese, 0.2% Hungarian, 0.2% Tamil, 0.2% Gujarati, 0.2% French.

The religious make up of Shenley is 52.7% Christian, 19.0% No religion, 15.7% Jewish, 1.7% Muslim, 1.7% Hindu, 0.7% Buddhist, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic. 421 people did not state a religion. 12 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

54.3% of people are married, 9.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 21.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.5% are separated or divorced. There are 255 widowed people living in Shenley.

The top occupations listed by people in Shenley are Professional 19.9%, Associate professional and technical 18.1%, Managers, directors and senior officials 16.1%, Administrative and secretarial 11.8%, Corporate managers and directors 10.4%, Business and public service associate professionals 10.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.5%, Skilled trades 8.0%, Administrative 7.8%, Elementary 7.0%.