Purton Demographics (Wiltshire, England)

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

In the 2011 census the population of Purton was 4,271 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Purton is 44, while the median age is higher at 45.

91.8% of people living in Purton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.6% Wales, 1.2% Scotland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% United States, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% India, 0.2% Australia, 0.1% Iran.

98.6% of people living in Purton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Romanian, 0.2% Polish, 0.1% Japanese, 0.1% Persian/Farsi, 0.1% French, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% German.

The religious make up of Purton is 67.0% Christian, 23.8% No religion, 0.5% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Atheist. 305 people did not state a religion. 17 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

58.8% of people are married, 10.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 16.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.0% are separated or divorced. There are 184 widowed people living in Purton.

The top occupations listed by people in Purton are Professional 18.2%, Skilled trades 14.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.3%, Associate professional and technical 13.2%, Administrative and secretarial 11.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.4%, Corporate managers and directors 9.3%, Caring personal service 8.3%, Elementary 8.2%, Administrative 7.9%.

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