Wyre Forest Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Wyre Forest was 97,975 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

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

93.7% of people living in Wyre Forest were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Wales, 0.8% Scotland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% India, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Bangladesh, 0.2% Philippines, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% United States.

98.2% of people living in Wyre Forest speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.6% Polish, 0.3% Bengali, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Hungarian.

The religious make up of Wyre Forest is 68.7% Christian, 22.7% No religion, 0.7% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Hindu. 6,609 people did not state a religion. 277 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 7 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

49.3% of people are married, 12.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.1% are separated or divorced. There are 5,725 widowed people living in Wyre Forest.

The top occupations listed by people in Wyre Forest are Skilled trades 14.0%, Professional 13.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.5%, Elementary 11.5%, Associate professional and technical 11.1%, Administrative and secretarial 10.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.4%, Elementary administration and service 9.5%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.2%, Sales and customer service 8.4%.