Wish Demographics (Brighton and Hove, England)

Wish is a ward in Brighton and Hove of South East, England and includes areas of Aldrington, Portslade-By-Sea, Kingsway and Portslade.

In the 2011 census the population of Wish was 9,648 and is made up of approximately 53% females and 47% males.

The average age of people in Wish is 39, while the median age is also 39.

81.1% of people living in Wish were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.8% Scotland, 1.2% North Africa, 1.1% Ireland, 1.1% Wales, 0.6% Iran, 0.6% India, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.5% South America, 0.5% South Africa.

92.4% of people living in Wish speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.1% Arabic, 0.9% Polish, 0.5% Bengali, 0.5% Spanish, 0.5% French, 0.4% Persian/Farsi, 0.3% All other Chinese, 0.3% German, 0.2% Italian.

The religious make up of Wish is 48.9% Christian, 34.8% No religion, 3.1% Muslim, 2.1% Jewish, 1.0% Buddhist, 0.6% Hindu, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Atheist.

728 people did not state a religion. 79 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

42.5% of people are married, 12.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 2.2% live with a partner of the same sex, 25.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.2% are separated or divorced. There are 589 widowed people living in Wish.

The top occupations listed by people in Wish are Professional 25.1%, Associate professional and technical 17.6%, Managers, directors and senior officials 14.0%, Administrative and secretarial 9.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.5%, Business and public service associate professionals 9.5%, Corporate managers and directors 8.7%, Business, media and public service professionals 7.6%, Skilled trades 7.4%, Teaching and educational professionals 7.2%.