Biddenden Demographics (Ashford, England)

Biddenden is a ward in Ashford of South East, England and includes areas of Smarden, Maltman's Hill, Biddenden, Lashenden, Little Biddenden Green, Standen, Stede Quarter, Smarden Bell and Curteis' Corner.

In the 2011 census the population of Biddenden was 2,574 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Biddenden is 43, while the median age is higher at 46.

91.5% of people living in Biddenden were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 0.9% Scotland, 0.7% Ireland, 0.6% Wales, 0.5% South Africa, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.3% United States, 0.3% India, 0.2% Australia, 0.1% Kenya.

99.0% of people living in Biddenden speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Dutch, 0.1% French, 0.1% Thai, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Urdu.

The religious make up of Biddenden is 69.8% Christian, 19.9% No religion, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.1% Muslim, 0.1% Jewish. 230 people did not state a religion. 5 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

56.2% of people are married, 12.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 17.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.5% are separated or divorced. There are 106 widowed people living in Biddenden.

The top occupations listed by people in Biddenden are Professional 18.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 16.9%, Skilled trades 15.0%, Administrative and secretarial 11.1%, Corporate managers and directors 10.8%, Associate professional and technical 10.5%, Elementary 8.4%, Business, media and public service professionals 8.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.8%, Administrative 7.6%.

  • Biddenden