Blackwater Demographics (Test Valley, England)

Blackwater is a ward in Test Valley of South East, England and includes areas of Shootash, Mainstone, Sherfield English, Wellow Wood, Plaitford Green, Golden Gutter, Ower, Woodington, Paultons Park, Ryedown, West Wellow, Groves Down, Crawley Hill, Pauncefoot, Plaitford, Dunwood, Melchet Park, Warren, Brookfields, Canada Common, Steplake, Ash Hill Common, North Common, Canada, Pound Hill, Wellow Drove, Doctors Hill, Newtown, Blackhill, Wellow Common and East Wellow.

In the 2011 census the population of Blackwater was 5,074 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Blackwater is 46, while the median age is higher at 49.

90.2% of people living in Blackwater were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.7% Scotland, 1.4% Wales, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% India, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% Australia, 0.2% United States, 0.2% Hong Kong .

98.2% of people living in Blackwater speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Polish, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% French, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Bulgarian, 0.1% Panjabi, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% Czech.

The religious make up of Blackwater is 67.9% Christian, 21.7% No religion, 0.5% Sikh, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Muslim. 450 people did not state a religion. 9 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

63.5% of people are married, 7.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.3% live with a partner of the same sex, 16.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 5.4% are separated or divorced. There are 173 widowed people living in Blackwater.

The top occupations listed by people in Blackwater are Professional 24.0%, Managers, directors and senior officials 16.4%, Associate professional and technical 12.4%, Administrative and secretarial 11.6%, Corporate managers and directors 10.8%, Skilled trades 10.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.0%, Administrative 7.5%, Elementary 7.5%, Business and public service associate professionals 7.3%.

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