Beccles South Demographics (Waveney, England)

Beccles South is a ward in Waveney of East of England, England and includes areas of Hedgerows and Castle Hill Estate.

In the 2011 census the population of Beccles South was 5,118 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Beccles South is 42, while the median age is higher at 43.

96.0% of people living in Beccles South were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.0% Scotland, 0.5% Wales, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% United States, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% India, 0.1% Sri Lanka, 0.1% Northern Ireland, 0.1% Africa not otherwise specified.

99.1% of people living in Beccles South speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Polish, 0.1% Lithuanian, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% Romanian, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Thai.

The religious make up of Beccles South is 62.1% Christian, 28.6% No religion, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.2% Muslim, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Humanist. 410 people did not state a religion. 20 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

50.2% of people are married, 13.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.7% are separated or divorced. There are 291 widowed people living in Beccles South.

The top occupations listed by people in Beccles South are Skilled trades 17.3%, Elementary 13.4%, Process, plant and machine operatives 12.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.2%, Sales and customer service 10.7%, Elementary administration and service 10.7%, Administrative and secretarial 10.2%, Sales 9.6%, Caring personal service 9.0%, Associate professional and technical 8.8%.