South Portslade Demographics (Brighton and Hove, England)

South Portslade is a ward in Brighton and Hove of South East, England.

In the 2011 census the population of South Portslade was 9,552 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in South Portslade is 38, while the median age is higher at 39.

87.3% of people living in South Portslade were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Scotland, 1.1% North Africa, 0.8% Wales, 0.7% Ireland, 0.5% India, 0.5% South Africa, 0.4% Bangladesh, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% United States.

95.0% of people living in South Portslade speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.3% Arabic, 0.5% Polish, 0.4% Bengali, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.2% French, 0.2% German, 0.1% Persian/Farsi.

The religious make up of South Portslade is 52.0% Christian, 33.9% No religion, 2.7% Muslim, 0.6% Buddhist, 0.5% Jewish, 0.3% Hindu, 0.2% Atheist, 0.1% Agnostic. 806 people did not state a religion. 49 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 5 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

41.5% of people are married, 12.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 2.3% live with a partner of the same sex, 25.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.0% are separated or divorced. There are 562 widowed people living in South Portslade.

The top occupations listed by people in South Portslade are Professional 14.8%, Skilled trades 12.8%, Associate professional and technical 12.6%, Administrative and secretarial 11.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.9%, Sales and customer service 10.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.8%, Elementary 9.1%, Administrative 8.6%, Elementary administration and service 8.4%.