South Somerset Census Demographics United Kingdom
In the 2011 census the population of South Somerset was 161,243 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.
The average age of people in South Somerset is 43, while the median age is higher at 44.
90.5% of people living in South Somerset were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.6% Wales, 1.5% Scotland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% India, 0.3% South Africa, 0.2% United States, 0.2% Philippines, 0.1% Australia.
97.4% of people living in South Somerset speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.1% Polish, 0.3% Portuguese, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% French, 0.1% German, 0.1% Romanian, 0.1% Spanish.
The religious make up of South Somerset is 65.9% Christian, 24.7% No religion, 0.3% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic.
12,395 people did not state a religion. 537 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 6 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.
52.9% of people are married, 11.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 18.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.3% are separated or divorced. There are 8,512 widowed people living in South Somerset.
The top occupations listed by people in South Somerset are Skilled trades 16.6%, Professional 14.5%, Associate professional and technical 11.1%, Elementary 10.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.2%, Administrative and secretarial 9.9%, Elementary administration and service 8.2%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.2%, Sales and customer service 8.1%.
Browse for South Somerset Demographics by ward/suburb
- England LocalStats
- South West LocalStats
- South Somerset Areas
- Blackdown, Blackmoor Vale, Bruton, Brympton, Burrow Hill, Camelot, Cary, Chard Avishayes, Chard Combe, Chard Crimchard, Chard Holyrood, Chard Jocelyn, Coker, Crewkerne, Curry Rivel, Eggwood, Hamdon, Ilminster, Islemoor, Ivelchester, Langport and Huish, Martock, Milborne Port, Neroche, Northstone, Parrett, South Petherton, St Michael's, Tatworth and Forton, Tower, Turn Hill, Wessex, Wincanton, Windwhistle, Yeovil Central, Yeovil East, Yeovil South, Yeovil West, Yeovil Without
- 2011 Census United Kingdom