Devon Demographics (Newark and Sherwood, England)

Devon is a ward in Newark and Sherwood of East Midlands, England and includes areas of Farndon and Farndon Field.

In the 2011 census the population of Devon was 5,701 and is made up of approximately 53% females and 47% males.

The average age of people in Devon is 39, while the median age is also 39.

91.1% of people living in Devon were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.6% Scotland, 1.2% Ireland, 0.6% Northern Ireland, 0.5% Wales, 0.2% China, 0.2% India, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Australia, 0.1% Hong Kong .

96.6% of people living in Devon speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.8% Polish, 0.4% Lithuanian, 0.4% Russian, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% French, 0.1% Portuguese.

The religious make up of Devon is 63.7% Christian, 28.8% No religion, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Muslim. 347 people did not state a religion. 11 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

40.5% of people are married, 13.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 25.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.4% are separated or divorced. There are 382 widowed people living in Devon.

The top occupations listed by people in Devon are Elementary 18.9%, Elementary administration and service 15.7%, Process, plant and machine operatives 15.6%, Skilled trades 12.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 12.3%, Sales and customer service 10.7%, Caring personal service 9.8%, Sales 9.2%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.2%, Administrative and secretarial 8.4%.

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