Bitterne Demographics (Southampton, England)

Bitterne is a ward in Southampton of South East, England and includes areas of Thornhill, Netley Common, Surrey House Estate, Weston Common, Hightown, Netley Copse, Pinewood Park, Netley Hill and Millbrook.

In the 2011 census the population of Bitterne was 13,800 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Bitterne is 38, while the median age is lower at 36.

91.5% of people living in Bitterne were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.1% Scotland, 0.6% Wales, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% India, 0.1% Jamaica, 0.1% North Africa.

96.6% of people living in Bitterne speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.4% Polish, 0.3% Persian/Farsi, 0.1% Kurdish, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% French, 0.1% Latvian, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% German, 0.1% Bulgarian.

The religious make up of Bitterne is 54.5% Christian, 35.4% No religion, 1.3% Muslim, 0.3% Sikh, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.2% Hindu. 941 people did not state a religion. 63 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

38.8% of people are married, 12.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 27.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.7% are separated or divorced. There are 960 widowed people living in Bitterne.

The top occupations listed by people in Bitterne are Elementary 16.7%, Skilled trades 15.3%, Elementary administration and service 14.2%, Sales and customer service 12.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.7%, Process, plant and machine operatives 11.4%, Sales 10.5%, Administrative and secretarial 10.5%, Caring personal service 9.1%, Sales Assistants and Retail Cashiers 8.9%.