Weymouth East Demographics (Weymouth and Portland, England)

Weymouth East is a ward in Weymouth and Portland of South West, England and includes areas of Chapelhay and Rodwell.

In the 2011 census the population of Weymouth East was 3,592 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Weymouth East is 45, while the median age is higher at 47.

89.1% of people living in Weymouth East were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.9% Wales, 1.7% Scotland, 0.7% Ireland, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% United States, 0.3% India, 0.2% China.

97.2% of people living in Weymouth East speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.7% Polish, 0.5% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.3% Portuguese, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% Romanian, 0.1% Vietnamese, 0.1% German.

The religious make up of Weymouth East is 59.6% Christian, 28.7% No religion, 0.5% Muslim, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.2% Atheist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Sikh.

307 people did not state a religion. 20 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

39.3% of people are married, 12.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 23.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 14.3% are separated or divorced. There are 346 widowed people living in Weymouth East.

The top occupations listed by people in Weymouth East are Professional 14.9%, Skilled trades 13.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.6%, Elementary 12.4%, Associate professional and technical 12.1%, Elementary administration and service 11.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.2%, Sales and customer service 8.8%, Caring personal service 8.8%, Administrative and secretarial 8.5%.

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