St Leonards and St Ives West Demographics (East Dorset, England)

St Leonards and St Ives West is a ward in East Dorset of South West, England and includes areas of Ashley Heath, Ashley, St. Ives, Matchams and St. Leonards.

In the 2011 census the population of St Leonards and St Ives West was 2,271 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in St Leonards and St Ives West is 57, while the median age is higher at 62.

90.8% of people living in St Leonards and St Ives West were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.6% Wales, 1.5% Scotland, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Kenya, 0.2% United States, 0.2% Pakistan, 0.2% North Africa.

98.9% of people living in St Leonards and St Ives West speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Romanian, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% German, 0.1% Thai, 0.1% Italian.

The religious make up of St Leonards and St Ives West is 69.4% Christian, 21.0% No religion, 0.5% Jewish, 0.2% Muslim, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Hindu. 178 people did not state a religion. 10 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

69.0% of people are married, 5.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 11.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 3.7% are separated or divorced. There are 66 widowed people living in St Leonards and St Ives West.

The top occupations listed by people in St Leonards and St Ives West are Professional 18.7%, Managers, directors and senior officials 17.7%, Associate professional and technical 15.0%, Administrative and secretarial 12.7%, Corporate managers and directors 11.4%, Skilled trades 11.2%, Business and public service associate professionals 9.2%, Administrative 8.8%, Elementary 6.8%, Business, media and public service professionals 6.7%.

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