Lewes Census Demographics United Kingdom
In the 2011 census the population of Lewes was 97,502 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.
The average age of people in Lewes is 44, while the median age is higher at 45.
89.9% of people living in Lewes were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Scotland, 1.0% Wales, 0.6% Ireland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% United States, 0.3% India, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Australia, 0.2% South America.
97.4% of people living in Lewes speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Polish, 0.2% German, 0.2% French, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Bengali.
The religious make up of Lewes is 57.0% Christian, 31.7% No religion, 0.6% Muslim, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.3% Jewish, 0.3% Hindu, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Agnostic.
8,020 people did not state a religion. 503 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 4 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.
49.2% of people are married, 11.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.3% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.1% are separated or divorced. There are 5,669 widowed people living in Lewes.
The top occupations listed by people in Lewes are Professional 18.0%, Associate professional and technical 13.5%, Skilled trades 12.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.9%, Administrative and secretarial 10.6%, Elementary 9.0%, Caring personal service 8.1%, Elementary administration and service 7.8%, Administrative 7.6%.
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- Barcombe and Hamsey, Chailey and Wivelsfield, Ditchling and Westmeston, East Saltdean and Telscombe Cliffs, Kingston, Lewes Bridge, Lewes Castle, Lewes Priory, Newhaven Denton and Meeching, Newhaven Valley, Newick, Ouse Valley and Ringmer, Peacehaven East, Peacehaven North, Peacehaven West, Plumpton, Streat, East Chiltington and St John (Without), Seaford Central, Seaford East, Seaford North, Seaford South, Seaford West
- 2011 Census United Kingdom