Swanage South Demographics (Purbeck, England)

Swanage South is a ward in Purbeck of South West, England and includes areas of Herston.

In the 2011 census the population of Swanage South was 5,830 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Swanage South is 45, while the median age is higher at 48.

90.4% of people living in Swanage South were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.3% Scotland, 1.2% Wales, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% India, 0.2% Pakistan, 0.2% Bangladesh, 0.2% Australia.

97.8% of people living in Swanage South speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.5% Polish, 0.2% French, 0.2% Turkish, 0.2% German, 0.2% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% Romanian, 0.1% Mandarin Chinese.

The religious make up of Swanage South is 62.2% Christian, 27.0% No religion, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.4% Muslim, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Atheist. 483 people did not state a religion. 32 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

47.1% of people are married, 10.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 21.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.1% are separated or divorced. There are 416 widowed people living in Swanage South.

The top occupations listed by people in Swanage South are Skilled trades 16.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 13.4%, Professional 13.1%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.9%, Elementary 12.4%, Elementary administration and service 11.4%, Caring personal service 10.4%, Associate professional and technical 9.5%, Administrative and secretarial 8.7%, Sales and customer service 7.7%.

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