Melcombe Regis Demographics (Weymouth and Portland, England)

Melcombe Regis is a ward in Weymouth and Portland of South West, England and includes areas of Rodwell and Chapelhay.

In the 2011 census the population of Melcombe Regis was 5,878 and is made up of approximately 48% females and 52% males.

The average age of people in Melcombe Regis is 42, while the median age is also 42.

84.9% of people living in Melcombe Regis were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.9% Scotland, 1.5% Wales, 0.6% Ireland, 0.5% India, 0.5% China, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% United States, 0.3% Philippines.

93.4% of people living in Melcombe Regis speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.6% Polish, 0.4% All other Chinese, 0.4% Portuguese, 0.3% Spanish, 0.2% French, 0.2% Hungarian, 0.2% Bengali, 0.2% Slovak, 0.2% Turkish.

The religious make up of Melcombe Regis is 54.0% Christian, 33.8% No religion, 0.9% Buddhist, 0.7% Muslim, 0.3% Hindu, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Atheist. 496 people did not state a religion. 39 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

30.4% of people are married, 16.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 28.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 14.9% are separated or divorced. There are 582 widowed people living in Melcombe Regis.

The top occupations listed by people in Melcombe Regis are Elementary 16.6%, Elementary administration and service 14.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 14.2%, Skilled trades 12.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 12.4%, Professional 11.7%, Associate professional and technical 9.5%, Other managers and proprietors 9.3%, Sales and customer service 9.1%, Caring personal service 9.0%.

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