Kingston St Mary, Taunton, Somerset, United Kingdom Kingston St Mary, Taunton, Somerset, United Kingdom Kingston St Mary, Taunton, Somerset, United Kingdom


Facts & Figures Kingston St Mary

In this section a set of edited statistics are presented that describe various characteristics and living conditions of the population in Kingston St Mary. The figures about the civil parish of Kingston St Mary are published by the Office for National Statistics, and are based on the Census of 2011.
A smaller selection of topics is presented by means of graphs and short observations.
There are also data (counts) available.

Statistics are presented for the following topics:
population
age
households
living arrangements
qualifications
health
religion
housing
tenure of dwellings
type of dwelling (data)
people and work
economic activity
occupation (data)
industry (data)

Key figures

In 2011, the total resident population of Kingston St Mary stands at 921 residents, an increase of 29 residents since 2001.
There are 493 females (54%) and 428 males (46%). The proportion of females in England's population is 51%.
The majority (95%) are born in the United Kingdom (871 out of 921), 2% in another European country and 3% outside Europe.

The number of households in Kingston St Mary is 391. In 2001 the number was 380.
There are 442 dwellings, 39 more than in 2001.

The area of Kingston St Mary is 1,144 hectare. The density is 0.8 persons per hectare (4.1 In England).

Age

Kingston St Mary has a high proportion of older people. One quarter of the population (27%) are aged 65 years and over. Taunton Deane and the South West (each 20%), and England (16%) count a lower percentage of elderly. The percentage of 45- to 64-year-olds in Kingston St Mary is also higher than the England average.
In contrast, the age group of 18- to 44-year-olds (mainly students and a major part of the work force) are under-represented in the Kingston St Mary population.
Children (0-17 years) make up 19% of the population in Kingston St Mary. The proportion of the youngest age group (0-4) seems only a fraction smaller (2 percentage points) than the England average. Hover your cursor over image to reveal figures. Click to view larger image. Go to data »

Households

Kingston St Mary has 391 households in 2011.
The majority of the households in Kingston St Mary (66%) consist of couples with or without dependent children.
One quarter of the households (23%) contain only one person and 5% of the households are a lone parent family.
Kingston St Mary has a higher percentage of couples (married or civil partner couple family) than the England average, but a lower share of single person households and lone parents families.
One quarter of the households (25%) are a household with dependent children. Hover your cursor over image to reveal figures. Click to view larger image. Go to data »

Living Arrangements

Seventy percent of the 780 residents aged 16 and over are part of a couple. Of these, most of them are married or live in a registered same-sex civil partnership (60%). That's 14 percentage points higher than the England average (46%). Ten percent of the residents live together as an unmarried couple.
Thirty percent of the population aged 16 and over are single. The majority of this group (16%) were never married or in a civil partnership - a significantly lower proportion than in England (26%). Hover your cursor over image to reveal figures. Click to view larger image. Go to data »

Qualifications

The Kingston St Mary population aged 16 and over is relatively higher qualified (level 4 or above) than the population in England (43% versus 27%).
At the other end of the spectrum, 16% has no qualifications at all (England average: 22%) and 10% has a level-1 qualification (13% in England). Hover your cursor over image to reveal figures. Click to view larger image. Go to data »
Background notes to qualifications.

Health

Around a fifth of the population of Kingston St Mary (18%) assess their day-to-day activities as limited either 'a lot' or 'a little' because of a health problem or disability.

The majority of the population of Kingston St Mary (84%) perceive their health as 'very good' or 'good'. According to 12% it is 'fair' and to 4% it is 'bad' or 'very bad'.

The proportion of people who provide unpaid care to a relative of friend is 14%, varying from 1 to more than 50 hours per week.
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Religion

Christianity is the largest religious group in Kingston St Mary and England with 64% and 59% of people identifying with the religion. Identification with this religion decreased from 72% to 59% in England since 2001. Historic figures for Kingston St Mary are currently not available.
In total 66% of the population of Kingston St Mary consider themselves (and their children) religious. More than a quarter (28%) report not being religious and 7% refuses to state a religion.
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Tenure of dwellings

Three-quarters of the 391 households (76%) own their home. For England this proportion is 64%.
Nearly a quarter (23%) rents a home. Of these, 12% rents privately and 11% rents from the Council or a social landlord.
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Economic activity

Nearly two-thirds (65%) of the economic population aged 16-74-years are economically active in Kingston St Mary. The England average is 69%.
Most of the people in work (44%) are an employee, while 16% is self-employed.
A third (35%) is economically inactive. One-fourth of the population (24%) are retired, which seems to make them, compared with England (14%), over-represented in Kingston St Mary. The remaining 11% of this group consist of students, persons looking after home or family, or persons who are long-term sick or disabled.
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