Ashurst Wood Demographics (Mid Sussex, England)

Ashurst Wood is a ward in Mid Sussex of South East, England.

In the 2011 census the population of Ashurst Wood was 2,884 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Ashurst Wood is 41, while the median age is higher at 43.

88.2% of people living in Ashurst Wood were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.6% Scotland, 1.0% Wales, 0.7% South Africa, 0.5% Ireland, 0.3% United States, 0.3% Australia, 0.2% Hong Kong , 0.2% South America, 0.2% Zimbabwe.

97.6% of people living in Ashurst Wood speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% German, 0.2% Turkish, 0.2% French, 0.2% Polish, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Ukrainian, 0.1% Danish, 0.1% Gujarati, 0.1% Thai.

The religious make up of Ashurst Wood is 60.7% Christian, 26.3% No religion, 1.0% Muslim, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic. 264 people did not state a religion. 9 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

51.6% of people are married, 10.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 21.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.8% are separated or divorced. There are 173 widowed people living in Ashurst Wood.

The top occupations listed by people in Ashurst Wood are Professional 20.1%, Associate professional and technical 15.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.0%, Administrative and secretarial 11.8%, Skilled trades 11.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.6%, Corporate managers and directors 8.3%, Business and public service associate professionals 7.9%, Caring personal service 7.5%, Elementary 7.0%.