Wednesbury North Demographics (Sandwell, England)

Wednesbury North is a ward in Sandwell of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Darlaston, Wood Green, Moxley, Lower Bradley, Fiery Holes, Fallings Heath, The Lunt, Woods Bank, Butcroft and King's Hill.

In the 2011 census the population of Wednesbury North was 12,682 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Wednesbury North is 38, while the median age is lower at 37.

90.6% of people living in Wednesbury North were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.9% Bangladesh, 1.7% India, 0.4% Pakistan, 0.4% Wales, 0.3% Jamaica, 0.2% Scotland, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Ireland, 0.1% Kenya.

92.8% of people living in Wednesbury North speak English. The other top languages spoken are 3.0% Bengali, 1.2% Polish, 0.9% Panjabi, 0.7% Gujarati, 0.3% Urdu, 0.2% Slovak, 0.2% Romanian, 0.1% French, 0.1% British sign language.

The religious make up of Wednesbury North is 60.7% Christian, 19.7% No religion, 8.1% Muslim, 2.4% Sikh, 2.1% Hindu, 0.1% Buddhist.

786 people did not state a religion. 26 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

41.8% of people are married, 12.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.1% live with a partner of the same sex, 27.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.1% are separated or divorced. There are 570 widowed people living in Wednesbury North.

The top occupations listed by people in Wednesbury North are Elementary 15.6%, Skilled trades 13.2%, Process, plant and machine operatives 12.9%, Elementary administration and service 12.8%, Administrative and secretarial 11.4%, Sales and customer service 10.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.0%, Professional 9.3%, Administrative 9.3%, Associate professional and technical 9.2%.

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