Ilminster Demographics (South Somerset, England)

Ilminster is a ward in South Somerset of South West, England and includes areas of Catherine Wheel, Whitelackington, Horton, Ilford, Kenny, Winterhay, Ilford Bridges, Hastings, Dillington, Stocklinch, Stewley, Rapps, Lower Horton, Broadway, Horton Cross, Puckington, Hort Bridge, Ashill, Ilton, Ashwell, Cudworth, Higher Chillington, Townsend, Kingstone, Lower Chillington, Barrington, Dowlish Wake, Whitney, Donyatt, Sea, Hurcott, Seavington St. Mary, Cricket Malherbie, Shepton Beauchamp, Seavington St. Micheal, Peasmarsh, Dowlish Ford, Seavington and Moolham.

In the 2011 census the population of Ilminster was 6,017 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Ilminster is 43, while the median age is higher at 44.

93.2% of people living in Ilminster were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.3% Scotland, 1.1% Wales, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.2% India, 0.2% South Africa, 0.1% United States, 0.1% Zimbabwe, 0.1% South America.

98.6% of people living in Ilminster speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Polish, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Romanian, 0.1% Turkish, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% French.

The religious make up of Ilminster is 67.2% Christian, 24.0% No religion, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.2% Muslim, 0.1% Hindu. 437 people did not state a religion. 19 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

50.8% of people are married, 12.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 17.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.4% are separated or divorced. There are 361 widowed people living in Ilminster.

The top occupations listed by people in Ilminster are Skilled trades 18.3%, Professional 14.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.3%, Elementary 10.4%, Associate professional and technical 9.8%, Administrative and secretarial 9.7%, Caring personal service 8.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 8.9%, Sales and customer service 8.8%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.2%.

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