Bishopston Demographics (Bristol, England)

Bishopston is a ward in Bristol of South West, England and includes areas of Horfield, Bishopston, Ashley Down and St. Andrews.

In the 2011 census the population of Bishopston was 13,871 and is made up of approximately 49% females and 51% males.

The average age of people in Bishopston is 33, while the median age is lower at 31.

82.5% of people living in Bishopston were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.5% Wales, 1.6% Scotland, 1.0% Ireland, 0.7% Northern Ireland, 0.5% India, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% United States, 0.4% Australia, 0.3% Jamaica.

95.0% of people living in Bishopston speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.8% Polish, 0.4% Spanish, 0.3% French, 0.3% Italian, 0.3% German, 0.2% Somali, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.2% Arabic, 0.2% Bengali.

The religious make up of Bishopston is 47.7% No religion, 36.9% Christian, 2.0% Muslim, 1.0% Buddhist, 0.5% Hindu, 0.5% Sikh, 0.3% Agnostic, 0.3% Jewish. 1,218 people did not state a religion. 131 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

34.1% of people are married, 15.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.1% live with a partner of the same sex, 39.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.2% are separated or divorced. There are 533 widowed people living in Bishopston.

The top occupations listed by people in Bishopston are Professional 37.7%, Associate professional and technical 16.7%, Teaching and educational professionals 11.1%, Teaching and Educational Professionals 11.1%, Science, research, engineering and technology professionals 10.1%, Business, media and public service professionals 9.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.3%, Administrative and secretarial 8.7%, Business and public service associate professionals 8.5%, Administrative 7.1%.

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