Lake South Demographics (Isle of Wight, England)

Lake South is a ward in Isle of Wight of South East, England and includes areas of Merrie Gardens.

In the 2011 census the population of Lake South was 3,189 and is made up of approximately 54% females and 46% males.

The average age of people in Lake South is 50, while the median age is higher at 55.

95.0% of people living in Lake South were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.0% Scotland, 0.8% Wales, 0.6% Ireland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.1% South America, 0.1% North Africa, 0.1% Iran, 0.1% Zimbabwe.

99.2% of people living in Lake South speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.1% French, 0.1% Romanian, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Hungarian, 0.1% Persian/Farsi, 0.1% Arabic.

The religious make up of Lake South is 66.3% Christian, 25.4% No religion, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish. 238 people did not state a religion. 3 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

50.5% of people are married, 8.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 18.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.4% are separated or divorced. There are 220 widowed people living in Lake South.

The top occupations listed by people in Lake South are Skilled trades 14.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 13.3%, Elementary 12.4%, Administrative and secretarial 11.7%, Elementary administration and service 11.1%, Professional 10.7%, Sales and customer service 10.6%, Caring personal service 10.1%, Associate professional and technical 9.7%, Sales 9.5%.