Petworth Demographics (Chichester, England)

Petworth is a ward in Chichester of South East, England and includes areas of Tillington, Fox Hill, Egdean, Selham, Lower Norwood, East Lavington, Graffham, Heath End, Flathurst, Beechfield, Lavington Park, Upper Norwood, Duncton, Barlavington, Burton, Coultershaw, Byworth, Upwaltham, Haslingbourne, The Fox, Lower Horncroft, Colhook Common, Fisher St Northchapel, Northchapel, Dial Green Lurgashall, Petworth Park, Bexley Hill, Limbo, River, Balls Cross, Ebernoe, Lodsworth, Upperton, Vining Common, Hillgrove, River Common, Lickfold and Lurgashall.

In the 2011 census the population of Petworth was 4,742 and is made up of approximately 53% females and 47% males.

The average age of people in Petworth is 46, while the median age is higher at 48.

90.6% of people living in Petworth were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.3% Scotland, 1.1% Wales, 0.5% South Africa, 0.4% Australia, 0.4% India, 0.4% United States, 0.4% Ireland, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Kenya.

98.4% of people living in Petworth speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Polish, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Czech, 0.2% German, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Danish, 0.1% French, 0.1% Dutch, 0.1% Sinhala.

The religious make up of Petworth is 72.8% Christian, 18.8% No religion, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Muslim, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Agnostic. 318 people did not state a religion. 10 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

54.9% of people are married, 9.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 17.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.1% are separated or divorced. There are 275 widowed people living in Petworth.

The top occupations listed by people in Petworth are Skilled trades 17.7%, Professional 15.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 14.9%, Associate professional and technical 11.5%, Elementary 10.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.0%, Administrative and secretarial 10.0%, Corporate managers and directors 8.6%, Elementary administration and service 8.4%, Skilled construction and building trades 7.2%.

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