Sovereign Demographics (Eastbourne, England)

Sovereign is a ward in Eastbourne of South East, England and includes areas of Sovereign Quay, Sovereign Harbour Village, Sovereign Harbour, Kingsmere, Langney Point, Highfield Industrial Estate and The Crumbles.

In the 2011 census the population of Sovereign was 11,844 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Sovereign is 43, while the median age is higher at 44.

87.1% of people living in Sovereign were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Scotland, 0.7% Wales, 0.6% Ireland, 0.5% South Africa, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.4% India, 0.3% South America, 0.3% Iran.

95.2% of people living in Sovereign speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.6% Polish, 0.3% Portuguese, 0.3% Spanish, 0.2% French, 0.2% Persian/Farsi, 0.2% Arabic, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.2% Bengali, 0.2% Russian.

The religious make up of Sovereign is 63.2% Christian, 25.9% No religion, 1.6% Muslim, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.3% Jewish, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Sikh. 862 people did not state a religion. 47 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

47.8% of people are married, 13.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.3% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.7% are separated or divorced. There are 791 widowed people living in Sovereign.

The top occupations listed by people in Sovereign are Professional 14.7%, Associate professional and technical 13.7%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.4%, Skilled trades 12.6%, Administrative and secretarial 11.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.5%, Sales and customer service 9.4%, Corporate managers and directors 8.7%, Elementary 8.4%, Sales 8.3%.

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