Becton Demographics (New Forest, England)

Becton is a ward in New Forest of South East, England and includes areas of Barton-On-Sea, Lower Ashley Common, Bashley, Bashley Park, Barton Common, Old Milton, Ashley, Ossemsley, Upper Ashley Common, Ashley Clinton and Gore.

In the 2011 census the population of Becton was 4,928 and is made up of approximately 53% females and 47% males.

The average age of people in Becton is 52, while the median age is higher at 55.

90.7% of people living in Becton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.5% Wales, 1.5% Scotland, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% Philippines, 0.4% India, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% United States, 0.1% China.

98.0% of people living in Becton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.3% Polish, 0.3% German, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Romanian, 0.1% French, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Lithuanian, 0.1% African language.

The religious make up of Becton is 68.3% Christian, 21.2% No religion, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.4% Muslim, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Agnostic. 401 people did not state a religion. 20 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

55.1% of people are married, 7.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 16.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.8% are separated or divorced. There are 291 widowed people living in Becton.

The top occupations listed by people in Becton are Skilled trades 14.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 14.7%, Professional 12.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.8%, Administrative and secretarial 11.2%, Caring personal service 11.2%, Elementary 10.6%, Associate professional and technical 10.3%, Elementary administration and service 9.4%, Caring Personal Services 8.6%.

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