Weoley Demographics (Birmingham, England)

Weoley is a ward in Birmingham of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Selly Oak, Northfield, Woodcock Hill, Shenley Fields, Griffins Hill, Weoley Castle, Lodge Hill, Brownhills Green, Cofton Common and Turves Green.

In the 2011 census the population of Weoley was 25,925 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Weoley is 37, while the median age is lower at 35.

85.0% of people living in Weoley were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Ireland, 1.3% Philippines, 1.1% India, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% Wales, 0.6% China, 0.5% Jamaica, 0.5% Iran, 0.5% Pakistan.

93.6% of people living in Weoley speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.7% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.5% Arabic, 0.5% All other Chinese, 0.4% Persian/Farsi, 0.4% Polish, 0.3% Urdu, 0.3% Korean, 0.2% Panjabi, 0.2% Bengali.

The religious make up of Weoley is 59.4% Christian, 27.1% No religion, 3.8% Muslim, 1.0% Hindu, 0.5% Sikh, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic.

1,750 people did not state a religion. 81 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 6 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

38.6% of people are married, 10.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 32.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.8% are separated or divorced. There are 1,441 widowed people living in Weoley.

The top occupations listed by people in Weoley are Professional 19.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 13.5%, Elementary 13.5%, Elementary administration and service 12.2%, Administrative and secretarial 11.3%, Skilled trades 10.8%, Caring personal service 10.6%, Associate professional and technical 9.7%, Administrative 8.4%, Sales and customer service 7.8%.

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