Backwell Demographics (North Somerset, England)

Backwell is a ward in North Somerset of South West, England and includes areas of Backwell, Chelvey, West Town, Flax Bourton, Brockley, Barrow Gurney and Bristol International Airport.

In the 2011 census the population of Backwell was 5,930 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Backwell is 43, while the median age is higher at 46.

90.4% of people living in Backwell were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.0% Wales, 1.7% Scotland, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.2% Australia, 0.2% India, 0.2% North Africa, 0.2% United States.

99.1% of people living in Backwell speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% French, 0.2% Polish, 0.2% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% German.

The religious make up of Backwell is 65.0% Christian, 24.7% No religion, 0.3% Hindu, 0.3% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Agnostic. 493 people did not state a religion. 20 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

60.8% of people are married, 7.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 17.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.0% are separated or divorced. There are 228 widowed people living in Backwell.

The top occupations listed by people in Backwell are Professional 25.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 16.2%, Administrative and secretarial 13.3%, Associate professional and technical 13.1%, Corporate managers and directors 11.2%, Administrative 9.9%, Skilled trades 9.1%, Business, media and public service professionals 8.6%, Business and public service associate professionals 7.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 6.8%.

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