Wootton Bassett East Demographics (Wiltshire, England)

Wootton Bassett East is a ward in Wiltshire of South West, England and includes areas of Wootton Bassett, Purton, Widham, Restrop, Lydiard Tregoze, Washpool, Nine Elms, Sparcells, Ramleaze, Middleleaze, Royal Wootton Bassett, Bentham and Bremhill Bridge.

In the 2011 census the population of Wootton Bassett East was 4,395 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Wootton Bassett East is 42, while the median age is higher at 45.

89.5% of people living in Wootton Bassett East were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.3% Wales, 1.7% Scotland, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% United States, 0.2% Iran, 0.2% Hong Kong , 0.2% India.

98.1% of people living in Wootton Bassett East speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Nepalese, 0.2% Japanese, 0.2% Polish, 0.1% Persian/Farsi, 0.1% German, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Bulgarian, 0.1% Spanish.

The religious make up of Wootton Bassett East is 68.1% Christian, 22.6% No religion, 0.6% Muslim, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.3% Hindu, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Humanist, 0.1% Atheist. 300 people did not state a religion. 21 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

62.6% of people are married, 8.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 17.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 5.7% are separated or divorced. There are 156 widowed people living in Wootton Bassett East.

The top occupations listed by people in Wootton Bassett East are Professional 19.7%, Associate professional and technical 15.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 14.5%, Administrative and secretarial 12.6%, Skilled trades 10.9%, Corporate managers and directors 10.0%, Administrative 9.4%, Business and public service associate professionals 9.1%, Science, research, engineering and technology professionals 8.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.1%.

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