Oswestry West Demographics (Shropshire, England)

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

In the 2011 census the population of Oswestry West was 3,749 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Oswestry West is 41, while the median age is also 41.

75.4% of people living in Oswestry West were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 14.3% Wales, 1.1% Scotland, 0.5% Ireland, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% China, 0.2% Australia, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% India, 0.1% South Africa.

93.0% of people living in Oswestry West speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.8% Bulgarian, 1.7% Polish, 0.9% Welsh/Cymraeg, 0.2% Slovak, 0.1% Gujarati, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Turkish, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Thai.

The religious make up of Oswestry West is 64.9% Christian, 25.3% No religion, 0.5% Muslim, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.3% Hindu, 0.1% Agnostic. 288 people did not state a religion. 10 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

39.0% of people are married, 12.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 25.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.8% are separated or divorced. There are 301 widowed people living in Oswestry West.

The top occupations listed by people in Oswestry West are Elementary 14.8%, Skilled trades 14.2%, Professional 13.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 12.2%, Sales and customer service 10.3%, Elementary administration and service 10.1%, Caring personal service 9.6%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.4%, Sales 9.2%, Associate professional and technical 9.0%.