South Hams Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of South Hams was 83,140 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in South Hams is 45, while the median age is higher at 48.

91.1% of people living in South Hams were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.7% Wales, 1.4% Scotland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% India, 0.2% United States, 0.2% Australia, 0.1% Kenya.

98.7% of people living in South Hams speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Polish, 0.1% German, 0.1% French, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Spanish.

The religious make up of South Hams is 61.6% Christian, 27.1% No religion, 0.6% Buddhist, 0.2% Muslim, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Humanist, 0.1% Hindu. 7,418 people did not state a religion. 297 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 9 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

53.7% of people are married, 10.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 17.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.9% are separated or divorced. There are 4,972 widowed people living in South Hams.

The top occupations listed by people in South Hams are Professional 18.8%, Skilled trades 16.0%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.9%, Associate professional and technical 12.1%, Elementary 9.4%, Administrative and secretarial 9.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.2%, Elementary administration and service 7.7%, Corporate managers and directors 7.6%, Caring personal service 6.9%.