Southey Demographics (Sheffield, England)

Southey is a ward in Sheffield of Yorkshire and The Humber, England and includes areas of Parson Cross, Wadsley Bridge, Shirecliffe, Birley Edge, Malinbridge, Foxhill, Nutwood Trading Estate, Lower Walkley, Winn Gardens, Malin Bridge, Hillsborough and Owlerton.

In the 2011 census the population of Southey was 19,086 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Southey is 38, while the median age is also 38.

95.2% of people living in Southey were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 0.5% Scotland, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Nigeria, 0.1% Ireland, 0.1% Jamaica, 0.1% China, 0.1% Pakistan.

97.9% of people living in Southey speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Polish, 0.2% Arabic, 0.1% Turkish, 0.1% French, 0.1% Panjabi, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% British sign language, 0.1% Tigrinya, 0.1% Mandarin Chinese.

The religious make up of Southey is 56.7% Christian, 34.6% No religion, 1.3% Muslim, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Hindu. 1,211 people did not state a religion. 41 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

38.4% of people are married, 15.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 28.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.6% are separated or divorced. There are 1,091 widowed people living in Southey.

The top occupations listed by people in Southey are Elementary 17.7%, Elementary administration and service 15.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 13.8%, Skilled trades 13.7%, Process, plant and machine operatives 13.0%, Sales and customer service 11.0%, Caring personal service 10.7%, Administrative and secretarial 10.3%, Sales 8.7%, Caring Personal Services 8.0%.