Charles Dickens Demographics (Portsmouth, England)

Charles Dickens is a ward in Portsmouth of South East, England and includes areas of Landport, North End, Old Portsmouth, Portsea, Buckland, Mile End, Rudmore, Fratton, St. Mary's, H M Naval Base, The Hard, The Dockyard, Portsea Island, Copnor, Pembroke Park, The Point, Somers Town and Milton.

In the 2011 census the population of Charles Dickens was 18,642 and is made up of approximately 49% females and 51% males.

The average age of people in Charles Dickens is 34, while the median age is lower at 28.

78.4% of people living in Charles Dickens were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.9% Scotland, 1.6% China, 1.3% Bangladesh, 0.8% Wales, 0.6% Nigeria, 0.6% India, 0.4% North Africa, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.4% South Africa.

86.1% of people living in Charles Dickens speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.8% Polish, 1.5% All other Chinese, 1.5% Bengali, 1.3% Arabic, 1.1% Kurdish, 0.7% Turkish, 0.5% French, 0.4% Greek, 0.3% Persian/Farsi.

The religious make up of Charles Dickens is 46.7% Christian, 35.3% No religion, 7.4% Muslim, 0.7% Buddhist, 0.7% Hindu, 0.3% Sikh, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic.

1,433 people did not state a religion. 88 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 3 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

25.3% of people are married, 12.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 37.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 14.7% are separated or divorced. There are 1,511 widowed people living in Charles Dickens.

The top occupations listed by people in Charles Dickens are Elementary 21.4%, Elementary administration and service 18.6%, Associate professional and technical 15.7%, Sales and customer service 11.9%, Skilled trades 10.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.3%, Sales 9.6%, Protective service 9.0%, Sales Assistants and Retail Cashiers 8.6%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.2%.

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