Taunton Fairwater Demographics (Taunton Deane, England)

Taunton Fairwater is a ward in Taunton Deane of South West, England and includes areas of Frieze Hill, Union Gate, Addison Grove, Coal Orchard, Lyngford, Tangier, Obridge, Firepool, Norton Fitzwarren, Staplegrove and Pen Elm.

In the 2011 census the population of Taunton Fairwater was 6,321 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Taunton Fairwater is 38, while the median age is lower at 36.

85.3% of people living in Taunton Fairwater were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.0% Wales, 1.5% Scotland, 0.6% Northern Ireland, 0.5% South Africa, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% Hong Kong , 0.3% India, 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% China.

93.8% of people living in Taunton Fairwater speak English. The other top languages spoken are 3.5% Polish, 0.3% All other Chinese, 0.3% Portuguese, 0.2% Lithuanian, 0.2% Latvian, 0.2% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.2% Spanish, 0.1% Romanian, 0.1% Turkish.

The religious make up of Taunton Fairwater is 54.0% Christian, 35.6% No religion, 0.6% Buddhist, 0.5% Muslim, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Humanist. 459 people did not state a religion. 36 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

39.7% of people are married, 15.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 27.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.2% are separated or divorced. There are 401 widowed people living in Taunton Fairwater.

The top occupations listed by people in Taunton Fairwater are Professional 20.9%, Associate professional and technical 13.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.3%, Administrative and secretarial 11.3%, Skilled trades 9.9%, Elementary 9.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.0%, Caring personal service 8.9%, Administrative 8.6%, Sales and customer service 8.4%.

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