Wey Valley Demographics (Weymouth and Portland, England)

Wey Valley is a ward in Weymouth and Portland of South West, England and includes areas of Radipole, Corfe Manor Estate, Lower Bincombe, Bincombe, Redlands, Upwey, Ridgeway, Lodmoor, Bincombe Down, Broadway and Broadwey.

In the 2011 census the population of Wey Valley was 3,404 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Wey Valley is 47, while the median age is higher at 49.

90.8% of people living in Wey Valley were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.1% Wales, 1.7% Scotland, 0.7% Northern Ireland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% United States, 0.1% China, 0.1% Guernsey, 0.1% Philippines.

98.7% of people living in Wey Valley speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% German, 0.2% Polish, 0.2% Mandarin Chinese, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% French, 0.1% Welsh/Cymraeg.

The religious make up of Wey Valley is 67.3% Christian, 23.7% No religion, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Muslim, 0.1% Atheist.

260 people did not state a religion. 11 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

56.8% of people are married, 10.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.3% live with a partner of the same sex, 16.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.5% are separated or divorced. There are 143 widowed people living in Wey Valley.

The top occupations listed by people in Wey Valley are Professional 19.1%, Associate professional and technical 14.1%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.6%, Skilled trades 11.8%, Administrative and secretarial 11.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.1%, Administrative 8.6%, Sales and customer service 8.2%, Caring personal service 7.5%, Sales 7.4%.

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