Hurstpierpoint and Downs Demographics (Mid Sussex, England)

Hurstpierpoint and Downs is a ward in Mid Sussex of South East, England and includes areas of Jammeson Farm, High Cross, Jammeson Farm Business Park, Hurstpierpoint, Goddards Green, Sayers Common, West Town, Hurst Wickham, Newtimber, Clayton and Albourne.

In the 2011 census the population of Hurstpierpoint and Downs was 8,084 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Hurstpierpoint and Downs is 41, while the median age is higher at 42.

90.6% of people living in Hurstpierpoint and Downs were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Scotland, 1.0% Wales, 0.6% South Africa, 0.5% Ireland, 0.3% Australia, 0.3% India, 0.2% South America, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Hong Kong .

98.7% of people living in Hurstpierpoint and Downs speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% French, 0.1% Thai, 0.1% German, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Northern European Language, 0.1% All other Chinese.

The religious make up of Hurstpierpoint and Downs is 61.2% Christian, 28.2% No religion, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.4% Jewish, 0.2% Muslim, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Atheist. 640 people did not state a religion. 39 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

54.4% of people are married, 10.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 18.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.0% are separated or divorced. There are 379 widowed people living in Hurstpierpoint and Downs.

The top occupations listed by people in Hurstpierpoint and Downs are Professional 23.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 16.8%, Associate professional and technical 15.6%, Corporate managers and directors 10.6%, Skilled trades 10.4%, Administrative and secretarial 10.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.0%, Business and public service associate professionals 8.7%, Business, media and public service professionals 7.2%, Teaching and educational professionals 6.8%.