South Ham Demographics (Basingstoke and Deane, England)

South Ham is a ward in Basingstoke and Deane of South East, England and includes areas of Moniton Industrial Estate, West Ham, South Ham and Thornycroft Industrial Estate.

In the 2011 census the population of South Ham was 8,693 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in South Ham is 43, while the median age is also 43.

87.2% of people living in South Ham were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Scotland, 1.2% Ireland, 0.8% Wales, 0.7% India, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% United States, 0.3% Hong Kong .

94.5% of people living in South Ham speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.7% Polish, 0.8% Nepalese, 0.2% Bengali, 0.2% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.2% Slovak, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Bulgarian, 0.2% Portuguese, 0.1% Shona.

The religious make up of South Ham is 60.9% Christian, 28.0% No religion, 0.7% Hindu, 0.7% Muslim, 0.6% Buddhist, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic. 666 people did not state a religion. 56 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

44.5% of people are married, 11.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 22.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.3% are separated or divorced. There are 592 widowed people living in South Ham.

The top occupations listed by people in South Ham are Elementary 15.8%, Elementary administration and service 14.1%, Administrative and secretarial 13.1%, Skilled trades 12.0%, Sales and customer service 11.2%, Professional 11.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.8%, Administrative 9.7%, Associate professional and technical 9.6%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.4%.