Ryde South Demographics (Isle of Wight, England)

Ryde South is a ward in Isle of Wight of South East, England and includes areas of Haylands, Swanmore, Weeks, St Johns Park and St John's Park.

In the 2011 census the population of Ryde South was 4,450 and is made up of approximately 53% females and 47% males.

The average age of people in Ryde South is 35, while the median age is lower at 34.

92.8% of people living in Ryde South were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.2% Scotland, 0.8% Wales, 0.4% India, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Kenya, 0.2% Sri Lanka, 0.1% Bangladesh.

97.6% of people living in Ryde South speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Polish, 0.2% Malayalam, 0.2% Romanian, 0.2% Tamil, 0.1% Lithuanian, 0.1% German, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% British sign language.

The religious make up of Ryde South is 49.1% Christian, 38.6% No religion, 2.0% Hindu, 0.4% Muslim, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Jewish. 329 people did not state a religion. 39 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

35.4% of people are married, 15.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 28.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 13.4% are separated or divorced. There are 349 widowed people living in Ryde South.

The top occupations listed by people in Ryde South are Caring, leisure and other service 15.6%, Elementary 15.1%, Skilled trades 15.0%, Caring personal service 12.9%, Elementary administration and service 12.6%, Sales and customer service 10.7%, Professional 10.3%, Sales 9.5%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.4%, Caring Personal Services 8.5%.

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