Kingshurst and Fordbridge Demographics (Solihull, England)

Kingshurst and Fordbridge is a ward in Solihull of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Bacon's End, Fordbridge, Kingshurst and Chelmsley Wood.

In the 2011 census the population of Kingshurst and Fordbridge was 12,775 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Kingshurst and Fordbridge is 37, while the median age is lower at 35.

92.8% of people living in Kingshurst and Fordbridge were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.6% Ireland, 0.5% Wales, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.5% Scotland, 0.4% Jamaica, 0.3% India, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.1% Pakistan, 0.1% Kenya.

97.8% of people living in Kingshurst and Fordbridge speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.6% Polish, 0.2% French, 0.1% Persian/Farsi, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Turkish, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Shona, 0.1% Latvian, 0.1% Urdu.

The religious make up of Kingshurst and Fordbridge is 61.9% Christian, 29.6% No religion, 0.9% Muslim, 0.2% Hindu, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Buddhist.

803 people did not state a religion. 24 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 6 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

35.9% of people are married, 11.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 32.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.2% are separated or divorced. There are 774 widowed people living in Kingshurst and Fordbridge.

The top occupations listed by people in Kingshurst and Fordbridge are Elementary 17.7%, Elementary administration and service 15.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 13.6%, Skilled trades 13.4%, Process, plant and machine operatives 12.7%, Administrative and secretarial 12.3%, Caring personal service 10.1%, Sales and customer service 10.1%, Administrative 10.0%, Sales 8.3%.

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