Goldsmid Demographics (Brighton and Hove, England)

Goldsmid is a ward in Brighton and Hove of South East, England and includes areas of Palmeria, Kingsway, Goldstone, Cliftonville, West Blatchington, Peacock Industrial Estate, Tongdean and Hangleton.

In the 2011 census the population of Goldsmid was 15,689 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Goldsmid is 39, while the median age is lower at 36.

74.8% of people living in Goldsmid were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.0% Scotland, 1.3% Wales, 1.2% North Africa, 1.2% Ireland, 0.9% South America, 0.8% Iran, 0.7% United States, 0.7% Northern Ireland, 0.7% India.

87.9% of people living in Goldsmid speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.8% Polish, 1.4% Arabic, 1.1% Spanish, 0.6% French, 0.6% Persian/Farsi, 0.5% Italian, 0.5% German, 0.5% Slovak, 0.4% Portuguese.

The religious make up of Goldsmid is 42.5% No religion, 38.3% Christian, 2.8% Muslim, 1.9% Jewish, 1.2% Buddhist, 0.7% Hindu, 0.2% Atheist, 0.2% Sikh. 1,504 people did not state a religion. 194 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 7 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

26.0% of people are married, 17.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 3.2% live with a partner of the same sex, 36.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.2% are separated or divorced. There are 1,051 widowed people living in Goldsmid.

The top occupations listed by people in Goldsmid are Professional 26.4%, Associate professional and technical 20.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.7%, Business and public service associate professionals 10.5%, Administrative and secretarial 9.0%, Business, media and public service professionals 8.5%, Corporate managers and directors 8.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.3%, Sales and customer service 7.2%, Administrative 7.1%.

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