Sandwell Census Demographics United Kingdom
In the 2011 census the population of Sandwell was 308,063 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.
The average age of people in Sandwell is 37, while the median age is lower at 36.
83.2% of people living in Sandwell were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 4.9% India, 1.7% Pakistan, 1.2% Jamaica, 0.9% Bangladesh, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% Wales, 0.3% Scotland, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Kenya.
88.0% of people living in Sandwell speak English. The other top languages spoken are 4.3% Panjabi, 1.9% Polish, 1.1% Urdu, 1.1% Bengali, 0.3% Gujarati, 0.3% Pakistani Pahari, 0.2% Kurdish, 0.2% Arabic, 0.2% Persian/Farsi.
The religious make up of Sandwell is 55.2% Christian, 18.5% No religion, 8.7% Sikh, 8.2% Muslim, 2.2% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist.
18,734 people did not state a religion. 518 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 38 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.
43.4% of people are married, 10.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 27.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.6% are separated or divorced. There are 14,614 widowed people living in Sandwell.
The top occupations listed by people in Sandwell are Elementary 15.0%, Skilled trades 12.5%, Process, plant and machine operatives 12.4%, Administrative and secretarial 12.1%, Elementary administration and service 11.8%, Professional 11.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.1%, Sales and customer service 9.8%, Administrative 9.6%, Associate professional and technical 9.5%.
Browse for Sandwell Demographics by ward/suburb
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- Sandwell Areas
- Abbey, Blackheath, Bristnall, Charlemont with Grove Vale, Cradley Heath and Old Hill, Friar Park, Great Barr with Yew Tree, Great Bridge, Greets Green and Lyng, Hateley Heath, Langley, Newton, Old Warley, Oldbury, Princes End, Rowley, Smethwick, Soho and Victoria, St Pauls, Tipton Green, Tividale, Wednesbury North, Wednesbury South, West Bromwich Central
- 2011 Census United Kingdom