Blakenhall Demographics (Wolverhampton, England)

Blakenhall is a ward in Wolverhampton of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Penn, Blakenhall, Goldthorn Hill, Colton Hills and Goldthorn Park.

In the 2011 census the population of Blakenhall was 12,022 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Blakenhall is 38, while the median age is lower at 36.

60.1% of people living in Blakenhall were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 25.3% India, 2.8% Jamaica, 0.9% Kenya, 0.8% Pakistan, 0.5% Zimbabwe, 0.4% China, 0.3% Scotland, 0.3% Nigeria, 0.3% Hong Kong .

68.9% of people living in Blakenhall speak English. The other top languages spoken are 21.6% Panjabi, 1.8% Gujarati, 1.3% Polish, 1.2% Nepalese, 0.7% Kurdish, 0.4% Urdu, 0.3% Slovak, 0.3% Hindi, 0.3% Shona.

The religious make up of Blakenhall is 36.5% Sikh, 27.7% Christian, 13.0% Hindu, 8.7% No religion, 3.8% Muslim, 0.9% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish. 699 people did not state a religion. 11 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

46.6% of people are married, 4.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 29.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.1% are separated or divorced. There are 467 widowed people living in Blakenhall.

The top occupations listed by people in Blakenhall are Process, plant and machine operatives 16.0%, Elementary 15.8%, Professional 12.7%, Elementary administration and service 10.7%, Process, plant and machine operatives 10.1%, Administrative and secretarial 9.9%, Sales and customer service 9.8%, Associate professional and technical 9.7%, Skilled trades 9.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.3%.

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