Boscombe West Demographics (Bournemouth, England)

Boscombe West is a ward in Bournemouth of South West, England and includes areas of Boscombe East, Boscombe and Pokesdown.

In the 2011 census the population of Boscombe West was 9,843 and is made up of approximately 46% females and 54% males.

The average age of people in Boscombe West is 38, while the median age is lower at 34.

66.8% of people living in Boscombe West were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.4% Scotland, 1.4% Wales, 1.3% South America, 0.8% China, 0.8% South Africa, 0.8% India, 0.8% Ireland, 0.7% Zimbabwe, 0.4% Northern Ireland.

77.8% of people living in Boscombe West speak English. The other top languages spoken are 9.6% Polish, 2.5% Portuguese, 0.8% Spanish, 0.7% All other Chinese, 0.6% Hungarian, 0.5% Romanian, 0.5% Russian, 0.5% Lithuanian, 0.5% German.

The religious make up of Boscombe West is 53.6% Christian, 31.7% No religion, 2.1% Muslim, 1.0% Buddhist, 0.7% Jewish, 0.6% Hindu, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic.

784 people did not state a religion. 90 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

22.3% of people are married, 17.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.3% live with a partner of the same sex, 38.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 15.3% are separated or divorced. There are 979 widowed people living in Boscombe West.

The top occupations listed by people in Boscombe West are Elementary 16.5%, Professional 14.8%, Elementary administration and service 13.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 12.4%, Associate professional and technical 11.6%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.9%, Skilled trades 10.0%, Caring personal service 9.1%, Sales and customer service 9.0%, Caring Personal Services 7.7%.