Failsworth East Demographics (Oldham, England)

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

In the 2011 census the population of Failsworth East was 10,473 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Failsworth East is 40, while the median age is higher at 41.

94.7% of people living in Failsworth East were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.0% Scotland, 0.6% Ireland, 0.4% Wales, 0.4% Pakistan, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.2% China, 0.1% India, 0.1% Hong Kong , 0.1% Bangladesh.

98.6% of people living in Failsworth East speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Urdu, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Panjabi, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Mandarin Chinese, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Gujarati, 0.1% Kurdish.

The religious make up of Failsworth East is 75.1% Christian, 17.6% No religion, 1.0% Muslim, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish. 556 people did not state a religion. 25 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

44.6% of people are married, 12.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 25.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.8% are separated or divorced. There are 558 widowed people living in Failsworth East.

The top occupations listed by people in Failsworth East are Administrative and secretarial 15.1%, Skilled trades 13.9%, Professional 11.3%, Elementary 11.1%, Administrative 10.9%, Associate professional and technical 10.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.0%, Elementary administration and service 9.8%, Sales and customer service 9.5%.

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