Biscot Demographics (Luton, England)

Biscot is a ward in Luton of East of England, England and includes areas of Biscot, Runfold, Limbury and Brittania Estate.

In the 2011 census the population of Biscot was 16,118 and is made up of approximately 49% females and 51% males.

The average age of people in Biscot is 29, while the median age is lower at 27.

52.1% of people living in Biscot were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 15.8% Pakistan, 11.9% Bangladesh, 2.8% India, 1.0% Ireland, 0.8% Zimbabwe, 0.6% Kenya, 0.6% Jamaica, 0.5% Nigeria, 0.5% Scotland.

59.0% of people living in Biscot speak English. The other top languages spoken are 13.1% Bengali, 11.5% Urdu, 5.2% Polish, 2.7% Panjabi, 1.2% South Asian Language, 0.7% Gujarati, 0.4% Shona, 0.4% Arabic, 0.4% Malayalam.

The religious make up of Biscot is 64.6% Muslim, 21.0% Christian, 5.2% No religion, 1.8% Hindu, 0.9% Sikh, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish. 915 people did not state a religion. 12 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

44.5% of people are married, 4.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 32.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.0% are separated or divorced. There are 454 widowed people living in Biscot.

The top occupations listed by people in Biscot are Elementary 22.3%, Elementary administration and service 18.6%, Process, plant and machine operatives 13.2%, Professional 11.8%, Sales and customer service 11.7%, Sales 9.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.3%, Skilled trades 8.8%, Transport and mobile machine drivers and operatives 8.6%, Administrative and secretarial 8.5%.