Sholing Demographics (Southampton, England)

Sholing is a ward in Southampton of South East, England.

In the 2011 census the population of Sholing was 14,053 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Sholing is 40, while the median age is also 40.

91.6% of people living in Sholing were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.0% Scotland, 0.7% Wales, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% India, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.1% United States, 0.1% Hong Kong .

97.1% of people living in Sholing speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.2% Polish, 0.1% French, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Lithuanian, 0.1% Hungarian.

The religious make up of Sholing is 60.4% Christian, 30.2% No religion, 0.7% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Jewish. 996 people did not state a religion. 45 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

47.6% of people are married, 13.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 21.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.1% are separated or divorced. There are 807 widowed people living in Sholing.

The top occupations listed by people in Sholing are Skilled trades 16.6%, Administrative and secretarial 12.7%, Sales and customer service 11.3%, Associate professional and technical 11.3%, Elementary 10.9%, Professional 10.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.0%, Administrative 9.8%, Elementary administration and service 9.5%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.4%.

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