Failsworth West Demographics (Oldham, England)

Failsworth West is a ward in Oldham of North West, England and includes areas of Castle Ind Est, Castle Industrial Estate, Hollinwood, Daisy Nook, Cutler Hill, Street End, Failsworth, Medlock Green, Springfield Ind Est, Failsworth Ind Est, Woodhouses, The Edge, Holt Lane End, Factory Fold, Higher Failsworth and Woodhouse Green.

In the 2011 census the population of Failsworth West was 10,207 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Failsworth West is 41, while the median age is also 41.

93.8% of people living in Failsworth West were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 0.9% Scotland, 0.8% Ireland, 0.5% Wales, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% China, 0.2% Pakistan, 0.1% Hong Kong , 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% India.

98.0% of people living in Failsworth West speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Polish, 0.2% Portuguese, 0.2% Urdu, 0.2% French, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Panjabi.

The religious make up of Failsworth West is 74.9% Christian, 17.8% No religion, 0.8% Muslim, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Agnostic. 568 people did not state a religion. 21 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

42.3% of people are married, 12.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 25.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.1% are separated or divorced. There are 554 widowed people living in Failsworth West.

The top occupations listed by people in Failsworth West are Administrative and secretarial 14.7%, Skilled trades 13.6%, Elementary 13.0%, Sales and customer service 11.3%, Elementary administration and service 11.3%, Associate professional and technical 10.9%, Administrative 10.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.0%, Professional 9.9%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.8%.

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