Southcote Demographics (Reading, England)

Southcote is a ward in Reading of South East, England and includes areas of Horncastle, Reading North, Churchend, Burghfield, Pingewood, Burghfield Hill and Reading Southcote.

In the 2011 census the population of Southcote was 8,548 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Southcote is 40, while the median age is lower at 39.

80.3% of people living in Southcote were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.9% India, 1.3% Ireland, 1.3% Pakistan, 1.2% Scotland, 1.1% Wales, 0.7% Zimbabwe, 0.5% North Africa, 0.5% Philippines, 0.4% South Africa.

91.3% of people living in Southcote speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.8% Polish, 0.6% Urdu, 0.5% Arabic, 0.5% Swahili/Kiswahili, 0.4% Panjabi, 0.4% Nepalese, 0.3% Bengali, 0.3% Albanian, 0.3% Tagalog/Filipino.

The religious make up of Southcote is 58.6% Christian, 24.5% No religion, 6.0% Muslim, 1.8% Hindu, 0.6% Buddhist, 0.4% Sikh, 0.2% Jewish. 611 people did not state a religion. 30 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

44.1% of people are married, 10.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 26.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.4% are separated or divorced. There are 469 widowed people living in Southcote.

The top occupations listed by people in Southcote are Professional 16.1%, Administrative and secretarial 12.9%, Elementary 12.4%, Skilled trades 11.7%, Associate professional and technical 11.5%, Elementary administration and service 11.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.2%, Sales and customer service 9.7%, Administrative 9.6%, Caring personal service 9.0%.