Diss Demographics (South Norfolk, England)

Diss is a ward in South Norfolk of East of England, England and includes areas of Roydon.

In the 2011 census the population of Diss was 7,572 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Diss is 44, while the median age is also 44.

89.9% of people living in Diss were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.2% Scotland, 0.5% Wales, 0.4% India, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% United States, 0.1% South America.

95.5% of people living in Diss speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.6% Polish, 0.2% Bengali, 0.2% Bulgarian, 0.2% Turkish, 0.1% Malayalam, 0.1% Lithuanian, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Russian.

The religious make up of Diss is 62.4% Christian, 27.1% No religion, 0.7% Muslim, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.3% Hindu, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Humanist, 0.1% Agnostic. 618 people did not state a religion. 27 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

45.2% of people are married, 13.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.7% are separated or divorced. There are 526 widowed people living in Diss.

The top occupations listed by people in Diss are Skilled trades 13.8%, Elementary 13.5%, Process, plant and machine operatives 11.7%, Associate professional and technical 10.8%, Professional 10.6%, Administrative and secretarial 10.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.2%, Elementary administration and service 10.1%, Sales and customer service 10.0%, Managers, directors and senior officials 8.9%.

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