Weston-super-Mare West Demographics (North Somerset, England)

Weston-super-Mare West is a ward in North Somerset of South West, England and includes areas of Birnbeck Island, Shrubbery Walks and Eastfield Park.

In the 2011 census the population of Weston-super-Mare West was 8,583 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Weston-super-Mare West is 48, while the median age is also 48.

85.8% of people living in Weston-super-Mare West were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.0% Wales, 1.6% Scotland, 0.7% Ireland, 0.4% India, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% North Africa.

94.9% of people living in Weston-super-Mare West speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.3% Polish, 0.5% Bulgarian, 0.2% Lithuanian, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% Hungarian, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% French, 0.1% Romanian.

The religious make up of Weston-super-Mare West is 59.5% Christian, 28.6% No religion, 0.5% Muslim, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Agnostic. 775 people did not state a religion. 50 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 5 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

38.4% of people are married, 12.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.2% live with a partner of the same sex, 24.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 14.8% are separated or divorced. There are 833 widowed people living in Weston-super-Mare West.

The top occupations listed by people in Weston-super-Mare West are Professional 15.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.8%, Associate professional and technical 12.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.9%, Elementary 11.4%, Skilled trades 10.6%, Administrative and secretarial 10.3%, Elementary administration and service 9.5%, Caring personal service 8.9%, Sales and customer service 8.3%.