Weymouth West Demographics (Weymouth and Portland, England)

Weymouth West is a ward in Weymouth and Portland of South West, England and includes areas of Wyke Regis, Charlestown, Granby Industrial Estate, Radipole and Southill.

In the 2011 census the population of Weymouth West was 5,191 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Weymouth West is 41, while the median age is higher at 43.

91.7% of people living in Weymouth West were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.0% Scotland, 1.6% Wales, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% United States, 0.1% Philippines, 0.1% Australia, 0.1% India.

98.8% of people living in Weymouth West speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Polish, 0.1% German, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% French, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese.

The religious make up of Weymouth West is 64.2% Christian, 26.6% No religion, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.2% Agnostic, 0.1% Muslim, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Humanist. 390 people did not state a religion. 15 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

49.4% of people are married, 12.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 21.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.6% are separated or divorced. There are 316 widowed people living in Weymouth West.

The top occupations listed by people in Weymouth West are Professional 15.3%, Associate professional and technical 13.1%, Skilled trades 12.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 12.1%, Administrative and secretarial 11.0%, Elementary 10.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.0%, Caring personal service 9.3%, Elementary administration and service 9.3%, Sales and customer service 8.9%.