Salcombe and Malborough Demographics (South Hams, England)

Salcombe and Malborough is a ward in South Hams of South West, England and includes areas of Goodshelter, East Portlemouth, Lower Batson, Rickham, Passageway, Shadycombe, Mill Bay, Higher Batson, Batson, South Huish, Rew, Churchstow, Hope Cove, Collaton, Galmpton, Galmpton Cross, Combe, Woolston, Bolberry, Hatch, South Milton, West Buckland, Malborough, Thurlestone Sands, Cholwells, Thurlestone, Hope, Bantham, West Alvington, Bowringsleigh, Tacket Wood, Marlborough, Clanacombe, Rugwell and Shute Hill.

In the 2011 census the population of Salcombe and Malborough was 3,353 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Salcombe and Malborough is 51, while the median age is higher at 56.

91.0% of people living in Salcombe and Malborough were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.5% Wales, 1.4% Scotland, 0.5% Ireland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.2% North Africa, 0.2% United States, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% India, 0.1% Australia.

97.8% of people living in Salcombe and Malborough speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.8% Polish, 0.3% German, 0.2% Lithuanian, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Bulgarian, 0.1% Danish, 0.1% French.

The religious make up of Salcombe and Malborough is 65.9% Christian, 23.0% No religion, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.2% Muslim, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Agnostic. 326 people did not state a religion. 9 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

51.9% of people are married, 10.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 15.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.6% are separated or divorced. There are 237 widowed people living in Salcombe and Malborough.

The top occupations listed by people in Salcombe and Malborough are Skilled trades 22.1%, Managers, directors and senior officials 19.5%, Professional 12.6%, Other managers and proprietors 12.1%, Elementary 10.5%, Elementary administration and service 8.7%, Associate professional and technical 8.4%, Administrative and secretarial 8.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.0%, Skilled construction and building trades 7.5%.