Southway Demographics (Plymouth, England)

Southway is a ward in Plymouth of South West, England and includes areas of West Park, Crownhill, Derriford, Widewell, Lopwell and Maristow.

In the 2011 census the population of Southway was 13,029 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

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

92.2% of people living in Southway were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Scotland, 1.2% Wales, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% India, 0.2% South Africa, 0.1% Hong Kong , 0.1% South America.

98.2% of people living in Southway speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Polish, 0.3% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Thai, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% German, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% Kurdish.

The religious make up of Southway is 62.1% Christian, 29.9% No religion, 0.3% Muslim, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Hindu. 858 people did not state a religion. 17 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

50.4% of people are married, 11.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.5% are separated or divorced. There are 829 widowed people living in Southway.

The top occupations listed by people in Southway are Skilled trades 13.2%, Elementary 13.1%, Administrative and secretarial 11.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.9%, Professional 11.7%, Associate professional and technical 11.4%, Elementary administration and service 11.2%, Sales and customer service 10.9%, Caring personal service 9.4%, Sales 9.0%.

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