Ditchling and Westmeston Demographics (Lewes, England)

Ditchling and Westmeston is a ward in Lewes of South East, England and includes areas of S M Tidy Industrial Estate.

In the 2011 census the population of Ditchling and Westmeston was 2,424 and is made up of approximately 54% females and 46% males.

The average age of people in Ditchling and Westmeston is 50, while the median age is higher at 53.

88.1% of people living in Ditchling and Westmeston were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.2% Scotland, 1.3% Wales, 1.2% Ireland, 0.5% South Africa, 0.5% India, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Australia, 0.3% United States, 0.1% North Africa.

98.5% of people living in Ditchling and Westmeston speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% French, 0.2% Gaelic , 0.1% Swedish, 0.1% Dutch, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% German, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Bengali.

The religious make up of Ditchling and Westmeston is 65.2% Christian, 23.9% No religion, 0.6% Jewish, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Atheist. 216 people did not state a religion. 6 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

60.8% of people are married, 6.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 16.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.6% are separated or divorced. There are 95 widowed people living in Ditchling and Westmeston.

The top occupations listed by people in Ditchling and Westmeston are Professional 27.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 19.6%, Associate professional and technical 15.5%, Corporate managers and directors 12.8%, Business, media and public service professionals 10.8%, Skilled trades 9.8%, Administrative and secretarial 8.5%, Business and public service associate professionals 7.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.0%, Other managers and proprietors 6.8%.

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