Downlands Demographics (West Berkshire, England)

Downlands is a ward in West Berkshire of South East, England and includes areas of Compton, Peasemore, Brightwalton, Catmore, Nodmore, West Ilsley, Brightwalton Green, Chaddleworth, Mell Green, East Ilsley, Brightwalton Holt and North Heath.

In the 2011 census the population of Downlands was 3,115 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Downlands is 40, while the median age is higher at 43.

89.1% of people living in Downlands were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.2% Scotland, 1.4% Wales, 0.6% South Africa, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% India, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.3% South America, 0.2% Australia.

97.9% of people living in Downlands speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Hindi, 0.2% French, 0.2% Slovak, 0.1% Ukrainian, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Lithuanian, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Northern European Language.

The religious make up of Downlands is 69.4% Christian, 22.3% No religion, 0.4% Hindu, 0.3% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Humanist. 205 people did not state a religion. 6 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

58.5% of people are married, 11.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 17.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.9% are separated or divorced. There are 124 widowed people living in Downlands.

The top occupations listed by people in Downlands are Professional 19.7%, Managers, directors and senior officials 18.1%, Skilled trades 14.1%, Associate professional and technical 13.4%, Corporate managers and directors 11.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.3%, Administrative and secretarial 9.4%, Caring personal service 8.5%, Business and public service associate professionals 7.6%, Elementary 6.8%.

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