Leighton Buzzard South Demographics (Central Bedfordshire, England)

Leighton Buzzard South is a ward in Central Bedfordshire of East of England, England and includes areas of Chiltern Estate, Grovebury Estate, Greaves Estate, Leedon, Linslade, Leighton-Linslade, Leighton- Linslade, Slapton, Cheddington and Heath And Reach.

In the 2011 census the population of Leighton Buzzard South was 11,450 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Leighton Buzzard South is 35, while the median age is also 35.

88.3% of people living in Leighton Buzzard South were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.8% Scotland, 1.1% Wales, 0.8% Ireland, 0.8% South Africa, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% India, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% United States.

96.6% of people living in Leighton Buzzard South speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.6% Italian, 0.6% Polish, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.1% Turkish, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% French, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Japanese.

The religious make up of Leighton Buzzard South is 58.1% Christian, 32.8% No religion, 0.8% Muslim, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.3% Hindu, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Agnostic. 703 people did not state a religion. 66 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 4 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

49.6% of people are married, 16.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.9% are separated or divorced. There are 498 widowed people living in Leighton Buzzard South.

The top occupations listed by people in Leighton Buzzard South are Professional 17.2%, Associate professional and technical 16.6%, Administrative and secretarial 13.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.1%, Skilled trades 11.2%, Administrative 10.3%, Business and public service associate professionals 8.7%, Corporate managers and directors 8.6%, Sales and customer service 8.2%, Elementary 7.9%.

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