Birstall Watermead Demographics (Charnwood, England)

Birstall Watermead is a ward in Charnwood of East Midlands, England and includes areas of Birstall.

In the 2011 census the population of Birstall Watermead was 6,619 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Birstall Watermead is 43, while the median age is higher at 44.

90.1% of people living in Birstall Watermead were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.3% India, 0.9% Kenya, 0.9% Scotland, 0.7% Wales, 0.5% Ireland, 0.3% Africa not otherwise specified, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.1% Iran.

95.9% of people living in Birstall Watermead speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.3% Gujarati, 0.5% Panjabi, 0.2% Tamil, 0.2% Polish, 0.1% South Asian Language, 0.1% Turkish, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% German, 0.1% Hindi.

The religious make up of Birstall Watermead is 55.8% Christian, 26.5% No religion, 7.6% Hindu, 1.6% Sikh, 0.9% Muslim, 0.1% Buddhist. 456 people did not state a religion. 6 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

51.3% of people are married, 10.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 21.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.2% are separated or divorced. There are 269 widowed people living in Birstall Watermead.

The top occupations listed by people in Birstall Watermead are Professional 15.1%, Skilled trades 13.7%, Administrative and secretarial 13.5%, Associate professional and technical 12.3%, Administrative 10.1%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.5%, Sales and customer service 9.4%, Elementary 9.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.2%, Elementary administration and service 8.2%.