Fovant and Chalke Valley Demographics (Wiltshire, England)

Fovant and Chalke Valley is a ward in Wiltshire of South West, England and includes areas of Coombe Bissett, Mount Sorrel, East Woodyates, Woodminton, Pentridge, Stoke Farthing, Tollard Royal, Fifield Bavant, Broad Chalke, Woodcutts, Dean End, Well Bottom, Bowerchalke, Deanland, Sixpenny Handley, Cobley, Misselfore, Woodyates, West Woodyates, Alvediston, Mead End, Upwood, Ebbesbourne Wake, Ashmore, Lower Gurston, Hindon, Tisbury, Swallowcliffe, Cashmoor, Dinton, Portash, Baverstock, Teffont, Teffont Evias, Sutton Mandeville, Teffont Magna, Chilmark, Fovant, Compton Chamberlayne, Chicklade, Fonthill Bishop, Berwick St. Leonard, Fir Hill and Ansty.

In the 2011 census the population of Fovant and Chalke Valley was 4,315 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Fovant and Chalke Valley is 44, while the median age is higher at 47.

89.5% of people living in Fovant and Chalke Valley were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.6% Scotland, 1.2% Wales, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% India, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% United States, 0.3% Australia, 0.2% North Africa.

99.0% of people living in Fovant and Chalke Valley speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Polish, 0.1% French, 0.1% African language, 0.1% Hungarian, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% German.

The religious make up of Fovant and Chalke Valley is 70.2% Christian, 19.9% No religion, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Humanist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Muslim, 0.1% Agnostic. 359 people did not state a religion. 8 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

58.7% of people are married, 9.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 16.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.7% are separated or divorced. There are 172 widowed people living in Fovant and Chalke Valley.

The top occupations listed by people in Fovant and Chalke Valley are Professional 21.7%, Managers, directors and senior officials 16.8%, Skilled trades 14.0%, Associate professional and technical 11.9%, Administrative and secretarial 10.5%, Corporate managers and directors 9.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.9%, Elementary 7.9%, Other managers and proprietors 7.2%, Business, media and public service professionals 7.1%.

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