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%.
Browse for West Devon Demographics by ward/suburb
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- West Devon Areas
- Bere Ferrers, Bridestowe, Buckland Monachorum, Burrator, Chagford, Drewsteignton, Exbourne, Hatherleigh, Lew Valley, Lydford, Mary Tavy, Milton Ford, North Tawton, Okehampton East, Okehampton West, South Tawton, Tamarside, Tavistock North, Tavistock South, Tavistock South West, Thrushel, Walkham
- 2011 Census United Kingdom