Thurlestone Demographics (South Hams, England)

Thurlestone is a ward in South Hams of South West, England and includes areas of South Huish, Bowringsleigh, Thurlestone Sands, Tacket Wood, Galmpton Cross, Hope, Shute Hill, Collaton, Hope Cove, Clanacombe, Rugwell, Churchstow, Bantham, Galmpton, Combe, Marlborough, West Alvington, Hatch, Rew, South Milton, Bolberry, Malborough, Cholwells, Woolston, Thurlestone and West Buckland.

In the 2011 census the population of Thurlestone was 1,886 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Thurlestone is 52, while the median age is higher at 57.

90.5% of people living in Thurlestone were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.4% Wales, 1.4% Scotland, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Australia, 0.4% United States, 0.3% India, 0.3% South America, 0.2% Northern Ireland.

99.0% of people living in Thurlestone speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Hungarian, 0.2% Slovak, 0.2% Dutch, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% German, 0.1% Latvian, 0.1% All other Chinese.

The religious make up of Thurlestone is 68.6% Christian, 22.4% No religion, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Hindu. 142 people did not state a religion. 6 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

61.4% of people are married, 6.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.2% live with a partner of the same sex, 13.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.5% are separated or divorced. There are 88 widowed people living in Thurlestone.

The top occupations listed by people in Thurlestone are Skilled trades 21.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 15.5%, Professional 14.8%, Associate professional and technical 11.0%, Elementary 10.4%, Administrative and secretarial 9.0%, Elementary administration and service 8.7%, Skilled agricultural and related trades 8.4%, Agricultural and Related Trades 8.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.2%.

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