West Demographics (Redditch, England)

West is a ward in Redditch of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Upper Bentley, Headless Cross, Ham Green, Crabbs Cross, Webheath, Walkwood, Elcocks Brook, Callow Hill, Banks Green, Bentley and Hunt End.

In the 2011 census the population of West was 5,530 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in West is 42, while the median age is higher at 44.

93.1% of people living in West were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.6% Wales, 1.1% Scotland, 0.7% Ireland, 0.4% India, 0.3% South Africa, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Pakistan, 0.2% Hong Kong , 0.1% South America.

98.9% of people living in West speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Polish, 0.1% Panjabi, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% German.

The religious make up of West is 71.8% Christian, 19.6% No religion, 0.5% Sikh, 0.3% Muslim, 0.3% Hindu, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish. 371 people did not state a religion. 15 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

55.6% of people are married, 11.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 18.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.9% are separated or divorced. There are 233 widowed people living in West.

The top occupations listed by people in West are Professional 18.4%, Associate professional and technical 14.8%, Administrative and secretarial 13.6%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.3%, Skilled trades 12.0%, Administrative 10.1%, Corporate managers and directors 9.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.6%, Business and public service associate professionals 8.3%, Elementary 8.0%.

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