Sherston Demographics (Wiltshire, England)

Sherston is a ward in Wiltshire of South West, England and includes areas of Brokenborough, Lordswood, Twatley, Ladyswood, Farleaze, Norton, Easton Grey, Corston, Pinkney, Halcombe, Foxley, Rodbourne Bottom, Sherston and Rodbourne.

In the 2011 census the population of Sherston was 4,822 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Sherston is 43, while the median age is higher at 45.

87.6% of people living in Sherston were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.6% Wales, 2.1% Scotland, 0.6% Ireland, 0.5% South Africa, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% United States, 0.4% Australia, 0.4% Ghana, 0.3% India.

97.8% of people living in Sherston speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.0% Nepalese, 0.3% German, 0.2% Oceanic/Australian language, 0.2% Hungarian, 0.1% Romanian, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% French.

The religious make up of Sherston is 70.1% Christian, 21.2% No religion, 0.9% Hindu, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Jewish. 329 people did not state a religion. 13 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

61.3% of people are married, 8.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 15.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.7% are separated or divorced. There are 202 widowed people living in Sherston.

The top occupations listed by people in Sherston are Professional 21.0%, Managers, directors and senior officials 18.8%, Associate professional and technical 14.1%, Corporate managers and directors 13.0%, Skilled trades 11.3%, Administrative and secretarial 9.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.0%, Elementary 7.6%, Business and public service associate professionals 7.2%, Business, media and public service professionals 7.0%.

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