Drayton and Farlington Demographics (Portsmouth, England)

Drayton and Farlington is a ward in Portsmouth of South East, England and includes areas of Cosham, Drayton, Dragon Estate, Eastern Industrial Centre, Hamilton Enterprise Centre, Warrior Business Centre, East Grove Centre, Oyster Estate, Farlington, Railway Triangle Industrial Estate and Highbury.

In the 2011 census the population of Drayton and Farlington was 13,054 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Drayton and Farlington is 43, while the median age is higher at 44.

91.0% of people living in Drayton and Farlington were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.6% Scotland, 1.2% Wales, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.5% India, 0.4% Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Hong Kong , 0.2% Iran, 0.2% Bangladesh.

98.1% of people living in Drayton and Farlington speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Polish, 0.2% Bengali, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% French, 0.1% Persian/Farsi, 0.1% Malayalam, 0.1% Tamil, 0.1% British sign language.

The religious make up of Drayton and Farlington is 64.1% Christian, 26.2% No religion, 0.8% Muslim, 0.4% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Jewish. 969 people did not state a religion. 43 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 4 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

56.9% of people are married, 8.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 18.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.5% are separated or divorced. There are 529 widowed people living in Drayton and Farlington.

The top occupations listed by people in Drayton and Farlington are Professional 19.3%, Administrative and secretarial 13.6%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.4%, Associate professional and technical 13.0%, Skilled trades 11.5%, Administrative 10.4%, Corporate managers and directors 9.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.3%, Sales and customer service 8.3%, Elementary 7.2%.

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