Bishop's Lydeard Demographics (Taunton Deane, England)

Bishop's Lydeard is a ward in Taunton Deane of South West, England and includes areas of Terhill, Bishops Lydeard, Triscombe, Rich's Holford, Halse, West Bagborough, Northway, Coursley, Handy Cross, Willett, Elworthy, Nethercott, Tolland, Cothelstone, Westowe, Fitzhead, Toulton, Bagborough, Higher Vexford, Trebles Holford, Ash Priors, Stogumber, Coleford Water, Lydeard St. Lawrence and Combe Florey.

In the 2011 census the population of Bishop's Lydeard was 6,323 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Bishop's Lydeard is 40, while the median age is higher at 41.

91.6% of people living in Bishop's Lydeard were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.1% Wales, 1.4% Scotland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% Kenya, 0.2% North Africa, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Australia, 0.2% India.

98.8% of people living in Bishop's Lydeard speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Polish, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% German, 0.1% Arabic.

The religious make up of Bishop's Lydeard is 61.4% Christian, 29.4% No religion, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.3% Muslim, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Agnostic. 491 people did not state a religion. 18 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

56.4% of people are married, 10.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 17.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.2% are separated or divorced. There are 340 widowed people living in Bishop's Lydeard.

The top occupations listed by people in Bishop's Lydeard are Professional 19.4%, Associate professional and technical 13.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.1%, Skilled trades 12.2%, Administrative and secretarial 11.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.9%, Caring personal service 9.5%, Corporate managers and directors 8.5%, Elementary 8.2%, Administrative 8.0%.

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