Wyke Demographics (North Dorset, England)

Wyke is a ward in North Dorset of South West, England and includes areas of Ham Common, Peacemarsh, Bowridge Hill, Colesbrook, Wyke Marsh, Bay, Wyke and Lodbourne.

In the 2011 census the population of Wyke was 3,220 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Wyke is 47, while the median age is higher at 48.

91.1% of people living in Wyke were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.7% Wales, 1.0% Scotland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% Australia, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% India, 0.2% Kenya, 0.2% United States.

98.3% of people living in Wyke speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Polish, 0.1% French, 0.1% German, 0.1% Welsh/Cymraeg, 0.1% Czech, 0.1% Dutch, 0.1% Northern European Language, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% All other Chinese.

The religious make up of Wyke is 69.1% Christian, 20.7% No religion, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Humanist, 0.1% Muslim, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Agnostic. 289 people did not state a religion. 10 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

54.3% of people are married, 10.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 16.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.8% are separated or divorced. There are 168 widowed people living in Wyke.

The top occupations listed by people in Wyke are Skilled trades 16.0%, Professional 13.2%, Elementary 11.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.5%, Associate professional and technical 11.4%, Administrative and secretarial 10.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.7%, Elementary administration and service 9.2%, Caring personal service 9.1%, Sales and customer service 7.9%.

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