Sandown South Demographics (Isle of Wight, England)

Sandown South is a ward in Isle of Wight of South East, England and includes areas of Merrie Gardens, Lake, Morton, Yarbridge, Morton Brading, Yaverland, Culver Down, Longlands and Whitecross.

In the 2011 census the population of Sandown South was 4,054 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Sandown South is 40, while the median age is higher at 41.

90.4% of people living in Sandown South were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.2% Scotland, 1.1% Wales, 0.8% Ireland, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% United States, 0.2% India, 0.2% North Africa, 0.2% South Africa, 0.1% Sri Lanka.

97.2% of people living in Sandown South speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.1% Polish, 0.2% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Romanian, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Thai, 0.1% Tamil, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% Gujarati.

The religious make up of Sandown South is 58.8% Christian, 31.2% No religion, 0.5% Muslim, 0.4% Hindu, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic. 294 people did not state a religion. 20 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

43.8% of people are married, 14.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 21.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.9% are separated or divorced. There are 302 widowed people living in Sandown South.

The top occupations listed by people in Sandown South are Caring, leisure and other service 15.2%, Skilled trades 14.2%, Elementary 13.8%, Elementary administration and service 12.0%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.8%, Caring personal service 11.7%, Associate professional and technical 11.2%, Administrative and secretarial 9.8%, Sales and customer service 9.3%, Sales 8.8%.

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