Woodthorpe Demographics (Gedling, England)

Woodthorpe is a ward in Gedling of East Midlands, England and includes areas of Woodthorpe and Sherwood.

In the 2011 census the population of Woodthorpe was 6,940 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Woodthorpe is 44, while the median age is higher at 46.

89.4% of people living in Woodthorpe were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.6% Scotland, 1.1% India, 1.0% Wales, 0.8% Ireland, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.5% Pakistan, 0.4% Jamaica, 0.2% Australia, 0.2% United States.

97.1% of people living in Woodthorpe speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.5% Polish, 0.3% Panjabi, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.2% Turkish, 0.2% Urdu, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Gujarati, 0.1% French.

The religious make up of Woodthorpe is 60.1% Christian, 28.1% No religion, 2.0% Muslim, 1.2% Sikh, 0.7% Hindu, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.2% Atheist. 456 people did not state a religion. 18 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

57.1% of people are married, 9.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 18.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.3% are separated or divorced. There are 289 widowed people living in Woodthorpe.

The top occupations listed by people in Woodthorpe are Professional 28.3%, Associate professional and technical 14.7%, Administrative and secretarial 13.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.3%, Administrative 9.9%, Corporate managers and directors 9.1%, Teaching and educational professionals 9.1%, Teaching and Educational Professionals 9.1%, Skilled trades 8.6%, Business and public service associate professionals 7.8%.

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