Bassett Demographics (Southampton, England)

Bassett is a ward in Southampton of South East, England and includes areas of Chilworth, Bassett Green, Southampton Science Park, Bassett, Chilworth Old Village, Holly Hill, Hut Hill, Basset Village, Hollybrook, Lord's Hill and Aldermoor.

In the 2011 census the population of Bassett was 14,532 and is made up of approximately 49% females and 51% males.

The average age of people in Bassett is 38, while the median age is lower at 33.

72.2% of people living in Bassett were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.7% India, 2.3% China, 1.5% Scotland, 1.2% Wales, 0.9% Iran, 0.8% Pakistan, 0.6% Hong Kong , 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% United States.

84.7% of people living in Bassett speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.1% All other Chinese, 2.0% Polish, 1.3% Arabic, 0.9% Persian/Farsi, 0.8% Panjabi, 0.7% Greek, 0.6% Malay, 0.5% French, 0.5% Bengali.

The religious make up of Bassett is 50.7% Christian, 28.8% No religion, 6.1% Muslim, 2.6% Hindu, 2.2% Sikh, 1.1% Buddhist, 0.2% Agnostic, 0.2% Jewish. 1,026 people did not state a religion. 70 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 5 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

44.6% of people are married, 9.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.1% live with a partner of the same sex, 29.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.1% are separated or divorced. There are 593 widowed people living in Bassett.

The top occupations listed by people in Bassett are Professional 30.0%, Associate professional and technical 13.1%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.9%, Administrative and secretarial 9.7%, Elementary 9.4%, Science, research, engineering and technology professionals 8.5%, Elementary administration and service 8.3%, Skilled trades 8.1%, Health professionals 7.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.6%.

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