Poole Town Demographics (Poole, England)

Poole Town is a ward in Poole of South West, England and includes areas of Brownsea Island, Sterte, Brownsea, Furzey Island, Lower Hamworthy, Stanley Green and Longfleet.

In the 2011 census the population of Poole Town was 10,683 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Poole Town is 42, while the median age is lower at 39.

80.7% of people living in Poole Town were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.3% India, 1.8% Scotland, 1.3% Wales, 0.6% South Africa, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Philippines, 0.4% China, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.3% Australia.

90.2% of people living in Poole Town speak English. The other top languages spoken are 3.5% Polish, 1.0% Malayalam, 0.4% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.3% Bengali, 0.3% All other Chinese, 0.3% Romanian, 0.3% German, 0.2% French, 0.2% Russian.

The religious make up of Poole Town is 55.9% Christian, 31.1% No religion, 1.4% Muslim, 1.3% Hindu, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic. 855 people did not state a religion. 40 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

37.1% of people are married, 15.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.3% live with a partner of the same sex, 24.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 12.1% are separated or divorced. There are 830 widowed people living in Poole Town.

The top occupations listed by people in Poole Town are Professional 18.6%, Skilled trades 11.8%, Elementary 11.8%, Associate professional and technical 11.4%, Administrative and secretarial 10.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.4%, Elementary administration and service 10.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.8%, Sales and customer service 8.7%, Administrative 8.2%.