Yeovil West Demographics (South Somerset, England)

Yeovil West is a ward in South Somerset of South West, England and includes areas of Thorne, Brimsmore, Chilthorne Domer and Yeovil Marsh.

In the 2011 census the population of Yeovil West was 7,449 and is made up of approximately 53% females and 47% males.

The average age of people in Yeovil West is 41, while the median age is also 41.

90.2% of people living in Yeovil West were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.7% Scotland, 1.5% Wales, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% India, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.1% North Africa.

96.8% of people living in Yeovil West speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.4% Polish, 0.3% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% Lithuanian, 0.1% Thai, 0.1% German, 0.1% African language, 0.1% Shona.

The religious make up of Yeovil West is 62.8% Christian, 28.9% No religion, 0.3% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Jewish. 505 people did not state a religion. 33 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

47.7% of people are married, 11.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 22.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.4% are separated or divorced. There are 459 widowed people living in Yeovil West.

The top occupations listed by people in Yeovil West are Skilled trades 14.9%, Professional 13.3%, Sales and customer service 11.6%, Elementary 11.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.4%, Associate professional and technical 10.2%, Elementary administration and service 10.2%, Administrative and secretarial 10.0%, Sales 9.9%, Caring personal service 9.3%.

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