Darlaston South Demographics (Walsall, England)

Darlaston South is a ward in Walsall of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Darlaston, Moxley, Darlaston Green, Shepwell Green, Rough Hay, James Bridge, Butcroft, Woods Bank, King's Hill, Lower Bradley, Fallings Heath, Fiery Holes and The Lunt.

In the 2011 census the population of Darlaston South was 14,342 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Darlaston South is 36, while the median age is lower at 34.

91.3% of people living in Darlaston South were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.9% India, 0.6% Pakistan, 0.5% Jamaica, 0.4% Bangladesh, 0.4% Scotland, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.3% Wales, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Hong Kong .

94.0% of people living in Darlaston South speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.4% Panjabi, 0.7% Polish, 0.5% Bengali, 0.4% Gujarati, 0.4% Urdu, 0.2% Akan, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% Arabic.

The religious make up of Darlaston South is 60.1% Christian, 23.7% No religion, 3.8% Sikh, 3.6% Muslim, 1.8% Hindu, 0.1% Buddhist. 785 people did not state a religion. 21 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

39.2% of people are married, 14.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 28.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.9% are separated or divorced. There are 682 widowed people living in Darlaston South.

The top occupations listed by people in Darlaston South are Elementary 17.7%, Skilled trades 15.6%, Elementary administration and service 14.4%, Process, plant and machine operatives 14.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.6%, Administrative and secretarial 10.0%, Sales and customer service 9.8%, Caring personal service 9.7%, Sales 8.3%, Skilled metal, electrical and electronic trades 8.1%.

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