Porlock and District Demographics (West Somerset, England)

Porlock and District is a ward in West Somerset of South West, England and includes areas of Doverhay, Wydon, Wootton Courtenay, Ramscombe, Bossington, Porlock Weir, Blackford, Wootton Courtney, Porlock, Luccombe, Huntscott, Broomstreet, Worthy, East Lynch, Brandish Street, Lynch, West Luccombe, Bratton, Yearnor, Tivington Knowle, Middlecombe, Selworthy, Brockwell, Porlock Hill, West Porlock, Allerford, Woodcombe, Hindon, Tivington, Porlockford, Horner, Holnicote and Bossington Green.

In the 2011 census the population of Porlock and District was 2,338 and is made up of approximately 53% females and 47% males.

The average age of people in Porlock and District is 52, while the median age is higher at 57.

93.6% of people living in Porlock and District were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.6% Scotland, 1.2% Wales, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.3% United States, 0.2% Australia, 0.2% India, 0.1% Ireland, 0.1% Nigeria, 0.1% Jersey.

99.3% of people living in Porlock and District speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% German, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Lithuanian, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Hungarian.

The religious make up of Porlock and District is 68.1% Christian, 22.8% No religion, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Humanist, 0.1% Jewish. 179 people did not state a religion. 8 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

56.5% of people are married, 9.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 13.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.3% are separated or divorced. There are 129 widowed people living in Porlock and District.

The top occupations listed by people in Porlock and District are Skilled trades 21.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 16.9%, Other managers and proprietors 13.0%, Professional 11.2%, Elementary 11.0%, Associate professional and technical 9.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.6%, Skilled agricultural and related trades 8.5%, Agricultural and Related Trades 8.5%, Administrative and secretarial 8.5%.

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