Chelmsley Wood Demographics (Solihull, England)

Chelmsley Wood is a ward in Solihull of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Chelmsley Wood, Marston Green, Coleshill Heath, Birmingham Business Park and Kingshurst.

In the 2011 census the population of Chelmsley Wood was 12,453 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Chelmsley Wood is 37, while the median age is lower at 36.

93.4% of people living in Chelmsley Wood were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Ireland, 0.8% Jamaica, 0.7% Scotland, 0.5% Wales, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% India, 0.1% Zimbabwe, 0.1% United States, 0.1% South Africa.

98.7% of people living in Chelmsley Wood speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Polish, 0.1% French, 0.1% Lingala, 0.1% Persian/Farsi, 0.1% Shona, 0.1% Thai.

The religious make up of Chelmsley Wood is 59.6% Christian, 32.5% No religion, 0.5% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Jewish. 790 people did not state a religion. 32 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

33.6% of people are married, 12.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 33.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 12.8% are separated or divorced. There are 907 widowed people living in Chelmsley Wood.

The top occupations listed by people in Chelmsley Wood are Elementary 19.4%, Elementary administration and service 17.3%, Process, plant and machine operatives 13.5%, Skilled trades 12.9%, Administrative and secretarial 12.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.7%, Sales and customer service 10.7%, Administrative 9.2%, Caring personal service 9.0%, Sales 8.7%.

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