West Wittering Demographics (Chichester, England)

West Wittering is a ward in Chichester of South East, England and includes areas of Apuldram, Birdham, Ham, Earnley, Shipton Green, Almodington, West Itchenor, New Beach, Itchenor, Sidlesham Common, Donnington, Dell Quay, Highleigh, Batchmere, Sidlesham, Birdham Pool, Somerley, Bracklesham Bay, West Wittering, East Wittering and Rookwood.

In the 2011 census the population of West Wittering was 4,472 and is made up of approximately 53% females and 47% males.

The average age of people in West Wittering is 52, while the median age is higher at 57.

90.5% of people living in West Wittering were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.5% Scotland, 1.2% Wales, 0.7% Ireland, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% India, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% United States, 0.2% South America.

98.8% of people living in West Wittering speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% French, 0.2% Polish, 0.2% German, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Latvian, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Romanian.

The religious make up of West Wittering is 71.7% Christian, 19.9% No religion, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Muslim, 0.1% Atheist. 321 people did not state a religion. 12 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

58.0% of people are married, 7.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.2% live with a partner of the same sex, 14.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.7% are separated or divorced. There are 205 widowed people living in West Wittering.

The top occupations listed by people in West Wittering are Managers, directors and senior officials 18.7%, Professional 18.5%, Skilled trades 13.3%, Associate professional and technical 12.7%, Corporate managers and directors 9.9%, Administrative and secretarial 9.4%, Other managers and proprietors 8.8%, Elementary 8.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.9%, Elementary administration and service 7.3%.

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