Swaythling Demographics (Southampton, England)

Swaythling is a ward in Southampton of South East, England and includes areas of Hampton Park, Basset Village, Chilworth, Southampton International Airport, Atlantic Park, Midanbury, Boorley Green, Townhill Park, Mansbridge and Long Common.

In the 2011 census the population of Swaythling was 13,664 and is made up of approximately 48% females and 52% males.

The average age of people in Swaythling is 33, while the median age is lower at 25.

72.7% of people living in Swaythling were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.9% China, 1.6% India, 1.0% Wales, 1.0% Scotland, 0.8% Hong Kong , 0.6% Pakistan, 0.5% Bangladesh, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Zimbabwe.

81.6% of people living in Swaythling speak English. The other top languages spoken are 4.1% All other Chinese, 3.8% Polish, 0.8% Malay, 0.7% Arabic, 0.6% Persian/Farsi, 0.5% Panjabi, 0.5% Bengali, 0.5% Cantonese Chinese, 0.4% Thai.

The religious make up of Swaythling is 46.3% Christian, 35.0% No religion, 5.5% Muslim, 1.6% Hindu, 1.4% Buddhist, 1.3% Sikh, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Agnostic. 1,004 people did not state a religion. 67 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

30.5% of people are married, 10.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 42.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.9% are separated or divorced. There are 680 widowed people living in Swaythling.

The top occupations listed by people in Swaythling are Elementary 17.4%, Elementary administration and service 15.4%, Professional 15.3%, Skilled trades 11.7%, Sales and customer service 11.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.0%, Sales 10.0%, Associate professional and technical 9.8%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.9%, Administrative and secretarial 8.7%.