Lyme Regis Demographics (West Dorset, England)

Lyme Regis is a ward in West Dorset of South West, England and includes areas of Rocombe, Rousdon, Harcombe, Uplyme, Ware and Harcombe Bottom.

In the 2011 census the population of Lyme Regis was 3,671 and is made up of approximately 55% females and 45% males.

The average age of people in Lyme Regis is 51, while the median age is higher at 56.

90.4% of people living in Lyme Regis were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.6% Wales, 1.6% Scotland, 0.7% Philippines, 0.6% Ireland, 0.4% United States, 0.3% Australia, 0.3% India, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% South Africa.

98.3% of people living in Lyme Regis speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.5% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.3% Polish, 0.2% German, 0.1% Northern European Language, 0.1% Romanian, 0.1% French, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% Spanish.

The religious make up of Lyme Regis is 63.9% Christian, 25.1% No religion, 0.4% Muslim, 0.3% Jewish, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.2% Atheist, 0.1% Humanist, 0.1% Agnostic. 313 people did not state a religion. 9 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

51.8% of people are married, 8.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 16.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.7% are separated or divorced. There are 268 widowed people living in Lyme Regis.

The top occupations listed by people in Lyme Regis are Managers, directors and senior officials 18.8%, Skilled trades 16.4%, Professional 14.1%, Elementary 12.2%, Associate professional and technical 11.7%, Other managers and proprietors 11.6%, Elementary administration and service 10.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.7%, Sales and customer service 7.9%, Managers and Proprietors in Hospitality and Leisure Services 7.5%.

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