Ottery St Mary Rural Demographics (East Devon, England)

Ottery St Mary Rural is a ward in East Devon of South West, England and includes areas of East Hill, Gosford, Southerton, Venn Ottery, Alfington, Metcombe, Holcombe, Coombelake, West Hill, Daisymount, Wiggaton, Woodcote, Taleford, Cadhay, Salston, Fluxton, Fairmile, Higher Metcombe and Escot Park.

In the 2011 census the population of Ottery St Mary Rural was 4,124 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Ottery St Mary Rural is 48, while the median age is higher at 51.

90.8% of people living in Ottery St Mary Rural were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.8% Wales, 1.7% Scotland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.3% Kenya, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% India.

99.4% of people living in Ottery St Mary Rural speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% All other Chinese.

The religious make up of Ottery St Mary Rural is 66.9% Christian, 22.5% No religion, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Jewish. 393 people did not state a religion. 12 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

64.8% of people are married, 8.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 14.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 4.8% are separated or divorced. There are 119 widowed people living in Ottery St Mary Rural.

The top occupations listed by people in Ottery St Mary Rural are Professional 22.0%, Managers, directors and senior officials 17.7%, Skilled trades 14.5%, Associate professional and technical 12.1%, Administrative and secretarial 10.9%, Corporate managers and directors 10.8%, Elementary 7.2%, Other managers and proprietors 6.9%, Administrative 6.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 6.7%.