South Demographics (Luton, England)

South is a ward in Luton of East of England, England and includes areas of East Hyde, Hyde, West Hyde, Newmill End, Luton Hoo, New Town Trading Estate, Park Town, New Town, Abbygate Business Centre, Park Avenue, Stopsley, Ramridge End, Bury Park, Winsdon Hill, Wardown, Farley Hill and Peters Green.

In the 2011 census the population of South was 13,987 and is made up of approximately 45% females and 55% males.

The average age of people in South is 32, while the median age is lower at 28.

53.3% of people living in South were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 5.2% India, 3.0% Ireland, 2.3% Nigeria, 2.0% Pakistan, 1.9% China, 1.5% Scotland, 1.5% Zimbabwe, 1.2% Bangladesh, 0.8% Jamaica.

69.3% of people living in South speak English. The other top languages spoken are 10.7% Polish, 2.2% Arabic, 1.8% All other Chinese, 1.7% Urdu, 1.3% Bengali, 1.1% Hindi, 0.9% Lithuanian, 0.8% Telugu, 0.7% Russian.

The religious make up of South is 51.6% Christian, 22.8% No religion, 11.6% Muslim, 4.4% Hindu, 1.2% Sikh, 0.8% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist. 918 people did not state a religion. 30 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

24.6% of people are married, 12.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 2.1% live with a partner of the same sex, 45.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.3% are separated or divorced. There are 699 widowed people living in South.

The top occupations listed by people in South are Elementary 24.5%, Elementary administration and service 21.5%, Professional 11.0%, Sales and customer service 10.8%, Administrative and secretarial 9.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.5%, Associate professional and technical 9.3%, Skilled trades 9.2%, Sales 8.5%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.5%.