Axminster Rural Demographics (East Devon, England)

Axminster Rural is a ward in East Devon of South West, England and includes areas of Trill Lane, Hawkchurch, Sisterhood, Wyke, Cloakham, Four Cross Hill, Millwey Rise, Burrowshot, Westhay, Abbey Gate, Lower Westwater, Tilworth, Prestaller, Blackpool Corner, Hunthay, Beulah, Raymonds Hill and Bagley Hill.

In the 2011 census the population of Axminster Rural was 2,603 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Axminster Rural is 44, while the median age is higher at 46.

92.7% of people living in Axminster Rural were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Wales, 1.3% Scotland, 0.6% India, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.1% North Africa, 0.1% Hong Kong .

98.9% of people living in Axminster Rural speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Malayalam, 0.1% Malay, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% French, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Russian.

The religious make up of Axminster Rural is 67.2% Christian, 22.8% No religion, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic. 221 people did not state a religion. 7 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

54.1% of people are married, 11.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.1% live with a partner of the same sex, 17.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.0% are separated or divorced. There are 155 widowed people living in Axminster Rural.

The top occupations listed by people in Axminster Rural are Skilled trades 21.3%, Elementary 13.3%, Professional 11.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.7%, Elementary administration and service 10.4%, Caring personal service 9.0%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.6%, Administrative and secretarial 8.6%, Associate professional and technical 8.2%.

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