Walsall Census Demographics United Kingdom
In the 2011 census the population of Walsall was 269,323 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.
The average age of people in Walsall is 39, while the median age is also 39.
89.0% of people living in Walsall were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.8% India, 2.0% Pakistan, 0.7% Bangladesh, 0.5% Wales, 0.4% Scotland, 0.4% Jamaica, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Northern Ireland.
92.6% of people living in Walsall speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.9% Panjabi, 1.3% Urdu, 0.8% Bengali, 0.6% Gujarati, 0.6% Polish, 0.4% Pakistani Pahari, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% Persian/Farsi, 0.1% Kurdish.
The religious make up of Walsall is 59.0% Christian, 19.7% No religion, 8.2% Muslim, 4.3% Sikh, 1.7% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist.
16,174 people did not state a religion. 480 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 16 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.
46.5% of people are married, 11.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 24.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.2% are separated or divorced. There are 12,727 widowed people living in Walsall.
The top occupations listed by people in Walsall are Skilled trades 13.7%, Elementary 13.0%, Professional 12.6%, Administrative and secretarial 11.7%, Process, plant and machine operatives 10.8%, Elementary administration and service 10.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.9%, Associate professional and technical 9.9%, Sales and customer service 9.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.1%.
Browse for Walsall Demographics by ward/suburb
- England LocalStats
- West Midlands LocalStats
- Walsall Areas
- Aldridge Central and South, Aldridge North and Walsall Wood, Bentley and Darlaston North, Birchills Leamore, Blakenall, Bloxwich East, Bloxwich West, Brownhills, Darlaston South, Paddock, Palfrey, Pelsall, Pheasey Park Farm, Pleck, Rushall-Shelfield, Short Heath, St Matthew's, Streetly, Willenhall North, Willenhall South
- 2011 Census United Kingdom