Bevois Demographics (Southampton, England)

Bevois is a ward in Southampton of South East, England and includes areas of Mount Pleasant, Portswood, Inner Avenue, St. Denys, Westwood Park, Bitterne Park, Banister's Park, Upper Shirley, Bevois Town, Whithed Wood, Fitzhugh, Bevois Valley, Southampton Common, Bevois Mount and Central Trading Estate.

In the 2011 census the population of Bevois was 16,844 and is made up of approximately 46% females and 54% males.

The average age of people in Bevois is 29, while the median age is lower at 25.

58.3% of people living in Bevois were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 5.2% India, 3.9% Pakistan, 1.3% Bangladesh, 1.1% Wales, 1.0% Scotland, 0.8% Somalia, 0.8% Nigeria, 0.8% China, 0.6% Kenya.

67.5% of people living in Bevois speak English. The other top languages spoken are 7.7% Polish, 3.5% Panjabi, 2.8% Urdu, 1.8% Pashto, 1.7% Persian/Farsi, 1.3% Bengali, 1.2% Somali, 0.8% All other Chinese, 0.7% Portuguese.

The religious make up of Bevois is 34.8% Christian, 27.2% No religion, 19.5% Muslim, 7.0% Sikh, 2.5% Hindu, 0.6% Buddhist, 0.2% Agnostic, 0.1% Jewish. 1,096 people did not state a religion. 129 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 10 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

23.5% of people are married, 8.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 52.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.2% are separated or divorced. There are 700 widowed people living in Bevois.

The top occupations listed by people in Bevois are Elementary 20.4%, Elementary administration and service 16.4%, Professional 15.8%, Sales and customer service 11.6%, Process, plant and machine operatives 11.4%, Associate professional and technical 10.5%, Sales 9.5%, Skilled trades 8.6%, Sales Assistants and Retail Cashiers 8.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.0%.

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