Washwood Heath Demographics (Birmingham, England)

Washwood Heath is a ward in Birmingham of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Saltley, Washwood Heath, Alum Rock, Ward End and St. Paul's.

In the 2011 census the population of Washwood Heath was 32,921 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Washwood Heath is 28, while the median age is lower at 25.

60.5% of people living in Washwood Heath were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 24.4% Pakistan, 2.7% Bangladesh, 1.7% Somalia, 0.8% India, 0.7% Jamaica, 0.6% Ireland, 0.3% North Africa, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Scotland.

61.7% of people living in Washwood Heath speak English. The other top languages spoken are 11.2% Urdu, 8.4% Pakistani Pahari, 4.9% Pashto, 4.3% Panjabi, 3.3% Bengali, 2.2% Somali, 0.7% Arabic, 0.3% Romanian, 0.3% South Asian Language.

The religious make up of Washwood Heath is 77.3% Muslim, 12.2% Christian, 3.5% No religion, 0.3% Sikh, 0.3% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist. 1,955 people did not state a religion. 18 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

45.6% of people are married, 3.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 31.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.6% are separated or divorced. There are 967 widowed people living in Washwood Heath.

The top occupations listed by people in Washwood Heath are Elementary 19.6%, Process, plant and machine operatives 18.0%, Elementary administration and service 16.2%, Sales and customer service 12.8%, Transport and mobile machine drivers and operatives 12.1%, Road Transport Drivers 11.4%, Sales 10.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.1%, Sales Assistants and Retail Cashiers 9.4%, Professional 9.3%.

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