St Thomas Demographics (Portsmouth, England)

St Thomas is a ward in Portsmouth of South East, England and includes areas of Portsea, Old Portsmouth, Somers Town, The Point and Pembroke Park.

In the 2011 census the population of St Thomas was 16,634 and is made up of approximately 47% females and 53% males.

The average age of people in St Thomas is 34, while the median age is lower at 27.

73.3% of people living in St Thomas were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.8% Scotland, 1.8% Bangladesh, 1.8% China, 1.2% Wales, 0.7% Nigeria, 0.6% India, 0.6% South Africa, 0.6% Ireland, 0.6% Hong Kong .

83.8% of people living in St Thomas speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.5% Arabic, 2.2% Bengali, 1.9% All other Chinese, 1.1% Greek, 1.1% Polish, 1.0% Kurdish, 0.5% French, 0.4% Portuguese, 0.3% Persian/Farsi.

The religious make up of St Thomas is 45.3% Christian, 32.8% No religion, 10.1% Muslim, 1.6% Hindu, 1.1% Buddhist, 0.5% Sikh, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic. 1,134 people did not state a religion. 135 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

25.5% of people are married, 10.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 45.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.9% are separated or divorced. There are 1,043 widowed people living in St Thomas.

The top occupations listed by people in St Thomas are Professional 19.8%, Elementary 15.5%, Elementary administration and service 14.1%, Associate professional and technical 12.5%, Sales and customer service 12.1%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.7%, Sales 9.4%, Administrative and secretarial 8.3%, Sales Assistants and Retail Cashiers 8.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.9%.