South Portslade Demographics (Brighton and Hove, England)

South Portslade is a ward in Brighton and Hove of South East, England and includes areas of Portslade, Fishersgate, Southern Cross, Southern Cross Industrial Estate, Mile Oak and Foredown Hill.

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%.

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