Edgbaston Demographics (Birmingham, England)

Edgbaston is a ward in Birmingham of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Edgbaston, Chad Valley, Pakenham Village, The Vale, Ladywood, Balsall Heath, Calthorpe Fields, Calthorpe Estates and Five Ways.

In the 2011 census the population of Edgbaston was 24,426 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Edgbaston is 34, while the median age is lower at 27.

67.7% of people living in Edgbaston were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 5.3% India, 1.9% China, 1.6% Pakistan, 1.4% Wales, 1.3% Iran, 1.2% Ireland, 1.1% Jamaica, 1.0% Scotland, 0.6% Nigeria.

83.8% of people living in Edgbaston speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.9% All other Chinese, 1.3% Panjabi, 1.3% Persian/Farsi, 1.1% Polish, 0.9% Urdu, 0.8% Arabic, 0.6% Somali, 0.5% Spanish, 0.5% French.

The religious make up of Edgbaston is 41.8% Christian, 25.5% No religion, 11.2% Muslim, 5.7% Hindu, 4.7% Sikh, 1.6% Jewish, 1.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Agnostic.

1,706 people did not state a religion. 91 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 5 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

33.3% of people are married, 8.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 41.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.7% are separated or divorced. There are 1,015 widowed people living in Edgbaston.

The top occupations listed by people in Edgbaston are Professional 32.9%, Health professionals 13.6%, Associate professional and technical 13.6%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.1%, Health Professionals 10.5%, Elementary 10.0%, Elementary administration and service 9.4%, Administrative and secretarial 9.3%, Sales and customer service 7.9%, Business, media and public service professionals 7.9%.

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