Whitchurch North Demographics (Shropshire, England)

Whitchurch North is a ward in Shropshire of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Alkington Gardens, Chemistry, Dodington, Brooklands and Waymills.

In the 2011 census the population of Whitchurch North was 7,005 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Whitchurch North is 41, while the median age is higher at 42.

87.1% of people living in Whitchurch North were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 5.7% Wales, 1.0% Scotland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% India, 0.1% Australia, 0.1% Hong Kong .

95.8% of people living in Whitchurch North speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.7% Polish, 0.3% Slovak, 0.2% Hungarian, 0.1% Welsh/Cymraeg, 0.1% German, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Bulgarian, 0.1% Thai, 0.1% French.

The religious make up of Whitchurch North is 72.2% Christian, 20.0% No religion, 0.3% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Sikh. 466 people did not state a religion. 19 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

45.0% of people are married, 14.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 21.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.7% are separated or divorced. There are 438 widowed people living in Whitchurch North.

The top occupations listed by people in Whitchurch North are Skilled trades 14.9%, Elementary 14.3%, Professional 11.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.9%, Process, plant and machine operatives 10.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.8%, Elementary administration and service 10.6%, Administrative and secretarial 10.4%, Caring personal service 8.5%, Associate professional and technical 8.2%.