Oswestry South Demographics (Shropshire, England)

Oswestry South is a ward in Shropshire of West Midlands, England.

In the 2011 census the population of Oswestry South was 4,300 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Oswestry South is 43, while the median age is also 43.

76.9% of people living in Oswestry South were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 13.0% Wales, 1.3% Scotland, 0.6% Hong Kong , 0.5% China, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% Nigeria, 0.2% India, 0.2% South Africa.

93.4% of people living in Oswestry South speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.4% Bulgarian, 1.2% Welsh/Cymraeg, 1.0% Polish, 0.6% Cantonese Chinese, 0.5% All other Chinese, 0.3% Russian, 0.3% Slovak, 0.1% Czech, 0.1% Thai.

The religious make up of Oswestry South is 64.4% Christian, 26.0% No religion, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.3% Muslim, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Agnostic. 332 people did not state a religion. 23 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

43.7% of people are married, 12.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 23.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.7% are separated or divorced. There are 308 widowed people living in Oswestry South.

The top occupations listed by people in Oswestry South are Professional 18.4%, Skilled trades 12.8%, Associate professional and technical 11.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.1%, Elementary 11.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.6%, Administrative and secretarial 10.2%, Caring personal service 8.5%, Elementary administration and service 8.1%, Sales and customer service 7.3%.

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