Cradley and Wollescote Demographics (Dudley, England)

Cradley and Wollescote is a ward in Dudley of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Quarry Bank, Nether End, Hightown, Two Lanes End, Homerhill, Parkside, Saltbrook End, Belle Vale, Lyde Green, The Hayes, Colley Orchard, Toy's Green, Hawne, Cradley Forge, Foxcote, Colley Gate, Overend and Lye.

In the 2011 census the population of Cradley and Wollescote was 13,440 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Cradley and Wollescote is 38, while the median age is lower at 37.

91.3% of people living in Cradley and Wollescote were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.8% Pakistan, 0.5% Wales, 0.4% Scotland, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% India, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Philippines, 0.1% Kenya.

94.2% of people living in Cradley and Wollescote speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.4% Urdu, 0.8% Panjabi, 0.8% Arabic, 0.2% Polish, 0.2% Pakistani Pahari, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% French, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese.

The religious make up of Cradley and Wollescote is 58.1% Christian, 23.1% No religion, 11.2% Muslim, 0.4% Sikh, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Atheist. 821 people did not state a religion. 46 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

46.9% of people are married, 13.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 24.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.6% are separated or divorced. There are 570 widowed people living in Cradley and Wollescote.

The top occupations listed by people in Cradley and Wollescote are Skilled trades 14.7%, Administrative and secretarial 12.8%, Process, plant and machine operatives 12.7%, Elementary 11.6%, Professional 11.3%, Associate professional and technical 9.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.8%, Administrative 9.8%, Sales and customer service 9.3%, Elementary administration and service 9.2%.

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