Old Town Demographics (Eastbourne, England)

Old Town is a ward in Eastbourne of South East, England and includes areas of Ocklynge, Old Town, Downside, Upperton and Motcombe.

In the 2011 census the population of Old Town was 11,053 and is made up of approximately 53% females and 47% males.

The average age of people in Old Town is 41, while the median age is higher at 43.

88.8% of people living in Old Town were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.8% Scotland, 0.9% Wales, 0.7% Ireland, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% India, 0.3% Australia, 0.3% United States, 0.2% Sri Lanka.

97.5% of people living in Old Town speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Portuguese, 0.2% French, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% German, 0.2% Polish, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% Turkish.

The religious make up of Old Town is 57.6% Christian, 31.2% No religion, 1.0% Muslim, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.3% Hindu, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic.

845 people did not state a religion. 63 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

49.9% of people are married, 9.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 23.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.1% are separated or divorced. There are 623 widowed people living in Old Town.

The top occupations listed by people in Old Town are Professional 24.7%, Associate professional and technical 13.3%, Administrative and secretarial 10.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.7%, Skilled trades 10.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.4%, Teaching and educational professionals 9.0%, Teaching and Educational Professionals 9.0%, Elementary 8.4%, Caring personal service 8.2%.