West Devon Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of West Devon was 53,553 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in West Devon is 45, while the median age is higher at 47.

92.0% of people living in West Devon were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Wales, 1.4% Scotland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% United States, 0.2% India, 0.2% Australia, 0.2% Philippines.

98.6% of people living in West Devon speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Polish, 0.1% French, 0.1% German, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% All other Chinese.

The religious make up of West Devon is 63.6% Christian, 26.0% No religion, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Muslim, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Humanist. 4,575 people did not state a religion. 203 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 3 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

54.7% of people are married, 10.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 17.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.9% are separated or divorced. There are 2,737 widowed people living in West Devon.

The top occupations listed by people in West Devon are Skilled trades 17.3%, Professional 17.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.1%, Elementary 10.8%, Associate professional and technical 10.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.0%, Administrative and secretarial 9.2%, Elementary administration and service 8.3%, Caring personal service 7.9%, Process, plant and machine operatives 6.5%.