Forches and Whiddon Valley Demographics (North Devon, England)

Forches and Whiddon Valley is a ward in North Devon of South West, England and includes areas of Whiddon Valley and Whiddon Valley Industrial Estate.

In the 2011 census the population of Forches and Whiddon Valley was 4,591 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Forches and Whiddon Valley is 34, while the median age is also 34.

93.7% of people living in Forches and Whiddon Valley were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.3% Scotland, 1.0% Wales, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.1% Bangladesh, 0.1% United States, 0.1% India.

98.3% of people living in Forches and Whiddon Valley speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Polish, 0.2% Lithuanian, 0.1% Turkish, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% Nepalese, 0.1% Welsh/Cymraeg, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% British sign language.

The religious make up of Forches and Whiddon Valley is 51.3% Christian, 38.8% No religion, 0.5% Muslim, 0.2% Atheist, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Agnostic.

345 people did not state a religion. 22 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

43.5% of people are married, 15.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 25.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.4% are separated or divorced. There are 251 widowed people living in Forches and Whiddon Valley.

The top occupations listed by people in Forches and Whiddon Valley are Elementary 18.4%, Elementary administration and service 15.1%, Sales and customer service 14.2%, Sales 13.1%, Skilled trades 12.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.9%, Sales Assistants and Retail Cashiers 10.3%, Administrative and secretarial 9.6%, Caring personal service 9.6%, Professional 9.5%.

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