Westham East Demographics (Weymouth and Portland, England)

Westham East is a ward in Weymouth and Portland of South West, England and includes areas of Westham.

In the 2011 census the population of Westham East was 3,783 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Westham East is 40, while the median age is also 40.

90.6% of people living in Westham East were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.3% Scotland, 1.3% Wales, 0.6% Ireland, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.1% Bangladesh, 0.1% India, 0.1% Australia, 0.1% Hong Kong .

97.9% of people living in Westham East speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.6% Polish, 0.1% French, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% Latvian, 0.1% Romanian, 0.1% German, 0.1% Northern European Language.

The religious make up of Westham East is 57.0% Christian, 31.4% No religion, 0.5% Muslim, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Jewish. 328 people did not state a religion. 33 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

38.3% of people are married, 15.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 25.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 12.0% are separated or divorced. There are 294 widowed people living in Westham East.

The top occupations listed by people in Westham East are Skilled trades 15.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 12.8%, Elementary 12.3%, Professional 12.3%, Associate professional and technical 11.4%, Elementary administration and service 11.2%, Administrative and secretarial 10.3%, Caring personal service 9.9%, Sales and customer service 8.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 8.8%.

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