Compton Demographics (Plymouth, England)

Compton is a ward in Plymouth of South West, England and includes areas of Mannamead, Hartley, Hartley Vale, Compton Gifford, Lower Compton, Mutley and Pennycomequick.

In the 2011 census the population of Compton was 12,677 and is made up of approximately 49% females and 51% males.

The average age of people in Compton is 40, while the median age is lower at 38.

86.8% of people living in Compton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.9% Scotland, 1.9% Wales, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Hong Kong , 0.3% South Africa, 0.2% India, 0.2% China, 0.2% Australia.

95.4% of people living in Compton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.1% Polish, 0.4% German, 0.3% Kurdish, 0.2% Arabic, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.2% Portuguese, 0.2% Cantonese Chinese, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% French.

The religious make up of Compton is 59.6% Christian, 29.7% No religion, 1.0% Muslim, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Agnostic. 954 people did not state a religion. 88 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 6 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

43.6% of people are married, 11.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.3% live with a partner of the same sex, 29.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.6% are separated or divorced. There are 641 widowed people living in Compton.

The top occupations listed by people in Compton are Professional 20.7%, Associate professional and technical 14.5%, Administrative and secretarial 12.1%, Skilled trades 10.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.1%, Sales and customer service 9.3%, Elementary 9.2%, Administrative 8.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.8%, Elementary administration and service 8.4%.

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