Wotton-under-Edge Demographics (Stroud, England)

Wotton-under-Edge is a ward in Stroud of South West, England and includes areas of Kingswood, Synwell, Upper Kilcott, Howley, Swinhay, Symonds Hall, Tresham, Bournstream, Coombe, Lower Kilcott, Hillesley, Southend, Wortley, Alderley, Bradley Green, Upper Kilcot, Bowcott and Ozleworth.

In the 2011 census the population of Wotton-under-Edge was 6,510 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Wotton-under-Edge is 43, while the median age is higher at 45.

90.9% of people living in Wotton-under-Edge were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.4% Wales, 1.2% Scotland, 0.5% Philippines, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% United States, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% India, 0.2% Zimbabwe.

98.8% of people living in Wotton-under-Edge speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% French, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% Hungarian, 0.1% German.

The religious make up of Wotton-under-Edge is 64.6% Christian, 25.6% No religion, 0.2% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Humanist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Sikh. 523 people did not state a religion. 23 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

54.8% of people are married, 9.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.3% are separated or divorced. There are 289 widowed people living in Wotton-under-Edge.

The top occupations listed by people in Wotton-under-Edge are Professional 22.5%, Skilled trades 13.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.0%, Associate professional and technical 11.8%, Elementary 9.6%, Administrative and secretarial 9.6%, Corporate managers and directors 8.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.9%, Elementary administration and service 7.7%, Process, plant and machine operatives 7.1%.