High Weald Demographics (Mid Sussex, England)

High Weald is a ward in Mid Sussex of South East, England and includes areas of Birchgrove, Colwell, Danehill, Cinder Hill, Wivelsfield, Great Oddynes, Wivelsfield Green, Chelwood Gate, Horsted Keynes, Bedales, Scaynes Hill and Chelwood Common.

In the 2011 census the population of High Weald was 5,242 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in High Weald is 43, while the median age is higher at 45.

87.7% of people living in High Weald were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.8% Scotland, 1.3% Wales, 0.7% South Africa, 0.6% Ireland, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Australia, 0.4% India, 0.3% United States, 0.2% Kenya.

97.7% of people living in High Weald speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% German, 0.3% Polish, 0.2% Romanian, 0.2% Dutch, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% Bulgarian, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% French, 0.1% Hungarian.

The religious make up of High Weald is 65.6% Christian, 23.9% No religion, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.2% Muslim, 0.1% Agnostic. 461 people did not state a religion. 17 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

59.9% of people are married, 8.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 17.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 5.7% are separated or divorced. There are 181 widowed people living in High Weald.

The top occupations listed by people in High Weald are Professional 21.5%, Associate professional and technical 15.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 14.8%, Skilled trades 12.5%, Administrative and secretarial 10.8%, Corporate managers and directors 9.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.5%, Business and public service associate professionals 9.0%, Administrative 7.1%, Caring personal service 7.1%.

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