Chailey and Wivelsfield Demographics (Lewes, England)

Chailey and Wivelsfield is a ward in Lewes of South East, England and includes areas of Cornwells Bank, Oxbottom, South Street, South Common, South Chailey, Plumpton Green, Chailey Green, Cooksbridge, Newick, Chailey Common, North Common, Chailey and North Chailey.

In the 2011 census the population of Chailey and Wivelsfield was 5,068 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Chailey and Wivelsfield is 40, while the median age is higher at 43.

90.5% of people living in Chailey and Wivelsfield were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Scotland, 0.8% Wales, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% South Africa, 0.4% Australia, 0.4% South America, 0.4% United States, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Zimbabwe.

97.7% of people living in Chailey and Wivelsfield speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Latvian, 0.2% Russian, 0.2% Spanish, 0.1% Afrikaans, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Lithuanian, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% German, 0.1% Gujarati.

The religious make up of Chailey and Wivelsfield is 62.7% Christian, 27.2% No religion, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.3% Muslim, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Humanist, 0.1% Hindu. 397 people did not state a religion. 38 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

58.1% of people are married, 10.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 18.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.9% are separated or divorced. There are 204 widowed people living in Chailey and Wivelsfield.

The top occupations listed by people in Chailey and Wivelsfield are Professional 20.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 15.8%, Associate professional and technical 13.6%, Skilled trades 12.3%, Corporate managers and directors 11.2%, Administrative and secretarial 10.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.5%, Elementary 8.1%, Business and public service associate professionals 7.6%, Administrative 7.2%.