Mere Demographics (Wiltshire, England)

Mere is a ward in Wiltshire of South West, England and includes areas of Kilmington, Norton Ferris, Lower Zeals, Long Cross, Stourton, Zeals, Mere, Kilmington Common, Gasper and West Knoyle.

In the 2011 census the population of Mere was 4,285 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Mere is 48, while the median age is higher at 51.

91.3% of people living in Mere were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.3% Wales, 1.3% Scotland, 0.7% Ireland, 0.6% Northern Ireland, 0.4% India, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Australia, 0.3% United States, 0.1% Kenya.

99.2% of people living in Mere speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Polish, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% French, 0.1% Lithuanian.

The religious make up of Mere is 68.1% Christian, 21.0% No religion, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Sikh. 409 people did not state a religion. 6 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

55.2% of people are married, 11.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 15.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.8% are separated or divorced. There are 257 widowed people living in Mere.

The top occupations listed by people in Mere are Skilled trades 18.4%, Professional 13.7%, Elementary 13.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.1%, Administrative and secretarial 10.3%, Associate professional and technical 10.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.7%, Elementary administration and service 8.8%, Caring personal service 7.9%, Corporate managers and directors 7.7%.

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