Longham Demographics (East Dorset, England)

Longham is a ward in East Dorset of South West, England.

In the 2011 census the population of Longham was 2,502 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Longham is 45, while the median age is higher at 47.

91.9% of people living in Longham were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.2% Wales, 1.2% Scotland, 0.5% South Africa, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% India, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% Australia, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.1% United States.

98.8% of people living in Longham speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.1% Mandarin Chinese, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Japanese, 0.1% German.

The religious make up of Longham is 64.7% Christian, 25.9% No religion, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Hindu, 0.2% Jewish, 0.2% Muslim, 0.1% Agnostic. 193 people did not state a religion. 5 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

59.2% of people are married, 7.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 17.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.9% are separated or divorced. There are 108 widowed people living in Longham.

The top occupations listed by people in Longham are Professional 17.0%, Managers, directors and senior officials 15.3%, Associate professional and technical 15.1%, Administrative and secretarial 13.9%, Skilled trades 10.9%, Corporate managers and directors 10.8%, Administrative 10.0%, Business and public service associate professionals 9.7%, Sales and customer service 8.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.0%.

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