Lyneham Demographics (Wiltshire, England)

Lyneham is a ward in Wiltshire of South West, England and includes areas of Clack, Avon, Dauntsey, Langley Burrell, Christian Malford, Bradenstoke, Bradenstoke Cum Clack, Foxham, Draycot Cerne, Lyneham, Kellaways, East Tytherton, Upper Town, Sutton Benger, Thornend, Preston, Grittenham and Dauntsey Lock.

In the 2011 census the population of Lyneham was 5,460 and is made up of approximately 47% females and 53% males.

The average age of people in Lyneham is 35, while the median age is lower at 33.

79.3% of people living in Lyneham were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 5.3% Wales, 3.4% Scotland, 1.4% Northern Ireland, 0.5% South Africa, 0.5% Hong Kong , 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Ghana, 0.4% United States, 0.4% Zimbabwe.

96.6% of people living in Lyneham speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.2% Nepalese, 0.2% Turkish, 0.1% Oceanic/Australian language, 0.1% Welsh/Cymraeg, 0.1% Shona, 0.1% German, 0.1% French, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% African language.

The religious make up of Lyneham is 62.2% Christian, 25.4% No religion, 1.9% Hindu, 0.7% Muslim, 0.7% Buddhist, 0.1% Sikh. 434 people did not state a religion. 27 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

68.0% of people are married, 7.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 13.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.1% are separated or divorced. There are 166 widowed people living in Lyneham.

The top occupations listed by people in Lyneham are Associate professional and technical 28.2%, Protective service 18.1%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.3%, Professional 11.6%, Skilled trades 11.5%, Corporate managers and directors 11.2%, Administrative and secretarial 9.7%, Administrative 7.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.6%, Senior Officers in Protective Services 7.5%.

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