Ashburton and Buckfastleigh Demographics (Teignbridge, England)

Ashburton and Buckfastleigh is a ward in Teignbridge of South West, England and includes areas of Poundsgate, Ashburton Down, Bonehill, Dolbeare, Alston Cross, Stormsdown, Leusden, Michelcombe, Thornecroft, Ausewell, Ponsworthy, Holne Cross, Holne, Widecombe-In-The-Moor, Landscove, Welstor, Cockingford, Woodland, Ashburton, Broadpark, Woolston Green, Pear Tree, Buckland-In-The-Moor, Caton, Mountsland, Forder Green, Babeny, Widecombe, Lower Dean, Tollmarsh, Higher Dean, Coombe, Cross Furzes, Upper Dean, Abham, Scorriton, Deancombe, Buckfast, Dean Prior, Higher Coombe and Halfmoon.

In the 2011 census the population of Ashburton and Buckfastleigh was 7,718 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Ashburton and Buckfastleigh is 43, while the median age is higher at 45.

91.6% of people living in Ashburton and Buckfastleigh were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.6% Wales, 1.3% Scotland, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% United States, 0.3% South Africa, 0.2% India, 0.2% Australia, 0.1% Bangladesh.

98.5% of people living in Ashburton and Buckfastleigh speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Polish, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% Dutch, 0.1% German, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% French, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Spanish.

The religious make up of Ashburton and Buckfastleigh is 56.2% Christian, 30.8% No religion, 1.0% Buddhist, 0.3% Muslim, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Humanist, 0.1% Agnostic. 744 people did not state a religion. 37 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

46.7% of people are married, 12.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.2% are separated or divorced. There are 569 widowed people living in Ashburton and Buckfastleigh.

The top occupations listed by people in Ashburton and Buckfastleigh are Professional 18.5%, Skilled trades 16.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.9%, Elementary 10.7%, Associate professional and technical 10.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.2%, Elementary administration and service 8.1%, Caring personal service 8.1%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.0%, Administrative and secretarial 7.7%.

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