Stokenham Demographics (South Hams, England)

Stokenham is a ward in South Hams of South West, England and includes areas of Beeson, Huccombe, Goveton, Lannacombe, South Allington, Stokenham, East Prawle, New Bridge, Charleton, Chivelstone, South Pool, Start Point, Addlehole, Frittiscombe, Beesands, Frogmore, Sherford, West Charleton, Chillington, Harleston, Slapton, Widdicombe, Ledstone, Hallsands, Moyson, Buckland Tout Saints, Ford, Kellaton, Bickerton, East Charleton, North Pool, Kernborough, Widewell, Cotmore and Torcross.

In the 2011 census the population of Stokenham was 1,895 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Stokenham is 52, while the median age is higher at 58.

92.1% of people living in Stokenham were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.8% Wales, 1.5% Scotland, 0.8% South Africa, 0.6% India, 0.5% Ireland, 0.2% Australia, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.1% South America.

98.9% of people living in Stokenham speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Afrikaans, 0.2% Malayalam, 0.2% Dutch, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% French, 0.1% Hungarian, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% German.

The religious make up of Stokenham is 66.9% Christian, 22.7% No religion, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Humanist, 0.1% Realist. 171 people did not state a religion. 3 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

59.1% of people are married, 8.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 13.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.5% are separated or divorced. There are 94 widowed people living in Stokenham.

The top occupations listed by people in Stokenham are Skilled trades 21.0%, Managers, directors and senior officials 16.7%, Professional 12.8%, Elementary 12.6%, Associate professional and technical 10.1%, Elementary administration and service 9.9%, Other managers and proprietors 9.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.7%, Administrative and secretarial 8.5%, Skilled agricultural and related trades 7.9%.

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