Lightwater Demographics (Surrey Heath, England)

Lightwater is a ward in Surrey Heath of South East, England and includes areas of Surrey Heath.

In the 2011 census the population of Lightwater was 6,791 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Lightwater is 42, while the median age is higher at 44.

86.9% of people living in Lightwater were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.3% Scotland, 1.5% Wales, 1.1% South Africa, 0.7% Ireland, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.5% United States, 0.4% India, 0.4% Kenya, 0.3% Australia.

97.5% of people living in Lightwater speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% French, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Slovak, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.2% German, 0.2% Gujarati, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese.

The religious make up of Lightwater is 66.9% Christian, 22.8% No religion, 1.1% Hindu, 0.5% Muslim, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.4% Sikh, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist. 481 people did not state a religion. 20 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

59.5% of people are married, 10.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 17.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.2% are separated or divorced. There are 271 widowed people living in Lightwater.

The top occupations listed by people in Lightwater are Professional 20.7%, Managers, directors and senior officials 17.3%, Associate professional and technical 16.4%, Administrative and secretarial 13.2%, Corporate managers and directors 12.8%, Business and public service associate professionals 9.2%, Administrative 9.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.5%, Skilled trades 8.4%, Science, research, engineering and technology professionals 7.8%.

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