Dunkeswell Demographics (East Devon, England)

Dunkeswell is a ward in East Devon of South West, England and includes areas of Wick, Dunkeswell Abbey, Dunkeswell Industrial Estate, Beacon, Combe Raleigh, Littletown, Dunkeswell, Luppitt, Heathpark, Sheldon, Buckerell, Weston, Fenny Bridges, Gittisham and Payhembury.

In the 2011 census the population of Dunkeswell was 2,000 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Dunkeswell is 49, while the median age is higher at 51.

93.4% of people living in Dunkeswell were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Wales, 1.1% Scotland, 0.6% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.2% India, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Hong Kong , 0.1% Australia, 0.1% Zimbabwe.

99.5% of people living in Dunkeswell speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Polish, 0.1% Swedish, 0.1% Danish, 0.1% German.

The religious make up of Dunkeswell is 68.5% Christian, 23.2% No religion, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Muslim, 0.1% Atheist. 143 people did not state a religion. 6 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

57.1% of people are married, 9.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 15.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.3% are separated or divorced. There are 95 widowed people living in Dunkeswell.

The top occupations listed by people in Dunkeswell are Skilled trades 21.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.4%, Administrative and secretarial 11.1%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.1%, Elementary 11.0%, Professional 10.3%, Associate professional and technical 9.1%, Administrative 8.4%, Sales and customer service 8.3%, Caring personal service 7.9%.

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