Oldbury Demographics (Sandwell, England)

Oldbury is a ward in Sandwell of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Warley, Tividale and Great Bridge.

In the 2011 census the population of Oldbury was 13,606 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Oldbury is 35, while the median age is lower at 33.

77.4% of people living in Oldbury were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 7.7% India, 3.7% Pakistan, 1.8% Jamaica, 0.5% Zimbabwe, 0.4% Nigeria, 0.4% Scotland, 0.4% Wales, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% Kenya.

83.4% of people living in Oldbury speak English. The other top languages spoken are 7.0% Panjabi, 3.1% Polish, 2.4% Urdu, 0.8% Pakistani Pahari, 0.3% Russian, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Tamil, 0.2% French, 0.2% Gujarati.

The religious make up of Oldbury is 47.3% Christian, 16.7% No religion, 15.8% Sikh, 10.7% Muslim, 2.5% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist. 820 people did not state a religion. 21 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 3 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

42.6% of people are married, 11.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 26.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.9% are separated or divorced. There are 686 widowed people living in Oldbury.

The top occupations listed by people in Oldbury are Elementary 15.8%, Process, plant and machine operatives 13.5%, Administrative and secretarial 12.3%, Elementary administration and service 11.8%, Professional 10.8%, Skilled trades 10.5%, Associate professional and technical 10.3%, Sales and customer service 10.2%, Administrative 9.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.9%.

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