Oswestry East Demographics (Shropshire, England)

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

In the 2011 census the population of Oswestry East was 9,056 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Oswestry East is 40, while the median age is lower at 39.

81.1% of people living in Oswestry East were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 13.1% Wales, 1.0% Scotland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Bangladesh, 0.2% South Africa, 0.1% Zimbabwe, 0.1% India, 0.1% Australia.

97.3% of people living in Oswestry East speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.8% Polish, 0.5% Bulgarian, 0.4% Welsh/Cymraeg, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% German, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% Portuguese.

The religious make up of Oswestry East is 67.7% Christian, 23.2% No religion, 0.8% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.2% Hindu. 660 people did not state a religion. 26 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

44.9% of people are married, 14.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 23.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.4% are separated or divorced. There are 579 widowed people living in Oswestry East.

The top occupations listed by people in Oswestry East are Skilled trades 15.5%, Elementary 14.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 12.3%, Elementary administration and service 11.0%, Professional 11.0%, Administrative and secretarial 10.4%, Sales and customer service 9.9%, Caring personal service 9.9%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.7%, Associate professional and technical 8.9%.

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