Woolston Demographics (Southampton, England)

Woolston is a ward in Southampton of South East, England and includes areas of Weston Park and Weston.

In the 2011 census the population of Woolston was 13,852 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Woolston is 37, while the median age is lower at 36.

88.9% of people living in Woolston were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.2% Scotland, 0.9% Wales, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% India, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Iran, 0.2% Jamaica.

95.2% of people living in Woolston speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.6% Polish, 0.2% Persian/Farsi, 0.1% French, 0.1% Turkish, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% German, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% Kurdish.

The religious make up of Woolston is 55.9% Christian, 34.6% No religion, 0.8% Muslim, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist. 948 people did not state a religion. 80 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 6 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

39.5% of people are married, 15.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 26.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.6% are separated or divorced. There are 965 widowed people living in Woolston.

The top occupations listed by people in Woolston are Skilled trades 14.5%, Elementary 12.7%, Administrative and secretarial 11.3%, Professional 11.3%, Sales and customer service 11.1%, Elementary administration and service 11.0%, Associate professional and technical 10.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.8%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.3%, Administrative 9.0%.

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