East Devon Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of East Devon was 132,457 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in East Devon is 47, while the median age is higher at 49.

91.5% of people living in East Devon were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.7% Wales, 1.4% Scotland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% India, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% United States, 0.2% Australia.

98.6% of people living in East Devon speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Polish, 0.2% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% German, 0.1% Malayalam, 0.1% French, 0.1% Slovak.

The religious make up of East Devon is 65.6% Christian, 24.6% No religion, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Muslim, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic. 10,796 people did not state a religion. 399 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 14 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

54.3% of people are married, 9.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 17.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.5% are separated or divorced. There are 7,438 widowed people living in East Devon.

The top occupations listed by people in East Devon are Skilled trades 15.3%, Professional 15.3%, Associate professional and technical 12.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.7%, Elementary 10.7%, Administrative and secretarial 10.2%, Elementary administration and service 8.7%, Caring personal service 8.3%, Sales and customer service 8.0%.