Wednesbury South Demographics (Sandwell, England)

Wednesbury South is a ward in Sandwell of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Great Bridge, Hill Top, Golds Hill, Harvills Hawthorne, Swan Village, Old Forge, Cygnus Business Park and Harvills Hawthorn.

In the 2011 census the population of Wednesbury South was 12,510 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

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

84.6% of people living in Wednesbury South were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 6.5% India, 1.1% Jamaica, 0.5% Zimbabwe, 0.4% Pakistan, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Kenya, 0.3% Bangladesh, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Scotland.

88.9% of people living in Wednesbury South speak English. The other top languages spoken are 5.5% Panjabi, 2.1% Polish, 0.7% Gujarati, 0.3% Lithuanian, 0.3% Bengali, 0.3% Urdu, 0.2% Russian, 0.2% Slovak, 0.2% Latvian.

The religious make up of Wednesbury South is 59.2% Christian, 16.0% No religion, 11.6% Sikh, 3.7% Hindu, 2.2% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist. 761 people did not state a religion. 17 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

46.4% of people are married, 10.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 25.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.7% are separated or divorced. There are 566 widowed people living in Wednesbury South.

The top occupations listed by people in Wednesbury South are Elementary 16.1%, Process, plant and machine operatives 13.7%, Skilled trades 13.4%, Administrative and secretarial 12.2%, Elementary administration and service 11.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.9%, Administrative 9.9%, Sales and customer service 9.5%, Professional 9.5%, Associate professional and technical 8.9%.

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