West Polden Demographics (Sedgemoor, England)

West Polden is a ward in Sedgemoor of South West, England and includes areas of Ashcott, Edington, Greylake, Catcott, Stawell, Greinton, Nythe, Buscott, Knoll Hill, Sutton Mallet, Shapwick, Chilton Polden, Moorlinch, Pedwell and Cock Hill.

In the 2011 census the population of West Polden was 2,375 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in West Polden is 47, while the median age is higher at 50.

92.8% of people living in West Polden were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.9% Wales, 1.3% Scotland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Australia, 0.2% India, 0.1% United States, 0.1% South America.

99.2% of people living in West Polden speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Polish, 0.1% French, 0.1% German.

The religious make up of West Polden is 67.8% Christian, 22.9% No religion, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Muslim, 0.1% Agnostic.

192 people did not state a religion. 3 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

62.4% of people are married, 8.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 15.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 5.6% are separated or divorced. There are 80 widowed people living in West Polden.

The top occupations listed by people in West Polden are Professional 21.1%, Skilled trades 17.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 14.6%, Associate professional and technical 9.8%, Elementary 9.2%, Corporate managers and directors 9.2%, Administrative and secretarial 8.0%, Sales and customer service 7.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.2%, Elementary administration and service 6.8%.

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