Skerries Demographics (South Hams, England)

Skerries is a ward in South Hams of South West, England and includes areas of Little Dartmouth, Warfleet, Kingswear, Blackpool, Paddlelake, Blackwell, Embridge, Ash, Bugford, Redlap, Fuge, Dittisham, Noss, Stoke Fleming, Norton, Strete, Capton, Greenswood, Burlestone, Hillfield, Venn, Bowden, Strawberry Valley and Great Cotton.

In the 2011 census the population of Skerries was 1,927 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Skerries is 52, while the median age is higher at 59.

91.9% of people living in Skerries were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.0% Wales, 1.7% Scotland, 0.4% India, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% South America, 0.2% United States, 0.2% Hong Kong , 0.2% Northern Ireland.

99.4% of people living in Skerries speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% French, 0.2% Malayalam, 0.1% German, 0.1% Swedish, 0.1% Czech, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Russian.

The religious make up of Skerries is 67.2% Christian, 23.6% No religion, 0.3% Jewish, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Humanist. 148 people did not state a religion. 7 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

61.1% of people are married, 6.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 13.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.2% are separated or divorced. There are 98 widowed people living in Skerries.

The top occupations listed by people in Skerries are Managers, directors and senior officials 21.0%, Skilled trades 20.5%, Other managers and proprietors 13.5%, Professional 13.0%, Associate professional and technical 12.0%, Administrative and secretarial 8.7%, Elementary 8.6%, Skilled agricultural and related trades 8.2%, Agricultural and Related Trades 8.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.7%.

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