Lydford Demographics (West Devon, England)

Lydford is a ward in West Devon of South West, England.

In the 2011 census the population of Lydford was 2,047 and is made up of approximately 40% females and 60% males.

The average age of people in Lydford is 42, while the median age is also 42.

86.9% of people living in Lydford were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.6% Wales, 2.1% Scotland, 0.8% Northern Ireland, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% Somalia, 0.3% Iran, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Jamaica, 0.2% India.

96.3% of people living in Lydford speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Polish, 0.3% Vietnamese, 0.2% Romanian, 0.2% Panjabi, 0.2% Arabic, 0.2% Bengali, 0.2% German, 0.1% Persian/Farsi, 0.1% Lithuanian.

The religious make up of Lydford is 57.1% Christian, 28.7% No religion, 1.6% Muslim, 0.8% Buddhist, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Jewish. 189 people did not state a religion. 18 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

52.5% of people are married, 13.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 18.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.2% are separated or divorced. There are 82 widowed people living in Lydford.

The top occupations listed by people in Lydford are Skilled trades 18.6%, Elementary 15.6%, Professional 13.0%, Elementary administration and service 12.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.0%, Associate professional and technical 11.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.5%, Administrative and secretarial 8.3%, Process, plant and machine operatives 7.9%, Other managers and proprietors 7.1%.

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