Barcombe and Hamsey Demographics (Lewes, England)

Barcombe and Hamsey is a ward in Lewes of South East, England and includes areas of Ashton Green, Mount Pleasant, Norlington, Broyle Side, Spithurst, Rushy Green and Upper Wellingham.

In the 2011 census the population of Barcombe and Hamsey was 2,105 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Barcombe and Hamsey is 41, while the median age is higher at 43.

90.7% of people living in Barcombe and Hamsey were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.2% Scotland, 0.7% Ireland, 0.7% Wales, 0.5% Australia, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% India, 0.3% South Africa, 0.2% China, 0.2% United States.

97.9% of people living in Barcombe and Hamsey speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.5% Dutch, 0.3% French, 0.2% Swedish, 0.2% Bengali, 0.1% Hebrew, 0.1% Northern European Language, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% Romanian, 0.1% Portuguese.

The religious make up of Barcombe and Hamsey is 57.7% Christian, 30.9% No religion, 0.5% Jewish, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.4% Muslim, 0.1% Humanist, 0.1% Sikh. 177 people did not state a religion. 4 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

56.7% of people are married, 11.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 18.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.4% are separated or divorced. There are 81 widowed people living in Barcombe and Hamsey.

The top occupations listed by people in Barcombe and Hamsey are Professional 23.4%, Associate professional and technical 15.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.9%, Skilled trades 13.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.7%, Administrative and secretarial 9.4%, Business, media and public service professionals 8.5%, Corporate managers and directors 7.7%, Caring personal service 7.6%, Teaching and educational professionals 6.8%.

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