West Somerset Census Demographics United Kingdom
In the 2011 census the population of West Somerset was 34,675 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.
The average age of people in West Somerset is 48, while the median age is higher at 51.
91.3% of people living in West Somerset were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.0% Wales, 1.2% Scotland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% United States, 0.2% India, 0.2% South Africa, 0.1% Australia.
97.9% of people living in West Somerset speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.8% Polish, 0.4% Hungarian, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% German, 0.1% French, 0.1% Lithuanian, 0.1% Slovak.
The religious make up of West Somerset is 65.5% Christian, 24.4% No religion, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Muslim, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Humanist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist.
2,902 people did not state a religion. 143 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.
51.9% of people are married, 10.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 17.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.1% are separated or divorced. There are 2,105 widowed people living in West Somerset.
The top occupations listed by people in West Somerset are Skilled trades 18.2%, Elementary 14.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 12.3%, Elementary administration and service 11.9%, Professional 11.7%, Caring personal service 9.3%, Associate professional and technical 8.9%, Administrative and secretarial 8.5%, Other managers and proprietors 7.6%.
Browse for West Somerset Demographics by ward/suburb
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- West Somerset Areas
- Alcombe, Brendon Hills, Carhampton and Withycombe, Crowcombe and Stogumber, Dulverton and District, Dunster and Timberscombe, Greater Exmoor, Minehead Central, Minehead North, Minehead South, Old Cleeve, Porlock and District, Quantock Vale, Watchet, West Quantock, Williton
- 2011 Census United Kingdom