Aston Demographics (Birmingham, England)

Aston is a ward in Birmingham of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Hockley, Aston, Lozells, Aston Manor, New Town Row, Aston New Town, Bloomsbury and Handsworth.

In the 2011 census the population of Aston was 32,286 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Aston is 29, while the median age is lower at 25.

56.2% of people living in Aston were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 8.4% Pakistan, 7.7% Bangladesh, 4.2% Jamaica, 3.9% India, 2.8% Somalia, 0.8% Ireland, 0.8% Nigeria, 0.7% North Africa, 0.7% China.

66.2% of people living in Aston speak English. The other top languages spoken are 8.7% Bengali, 6.3% Urdu, 3.2% Somali, 2.2% Pakistani Pahari, 1.8% Gujarati, 1.6% Panjabi, 1.1% Arabic, 0.8% Polish, 0.7% All other Chinese.

The religious make up of Aston is 54.0% Muslim, 25.6% Christian, 7.4% No religion, 3.2% Hindu, 1.9% Sikh, 0.6% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish. 2,122 people did not state a religion. 32 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

36.4% of people are married, 3.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 40.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.8% are separated or divorced. There are 1,040 widowed people living in Aston.

The top occupations listed by people in Aston are Elementary 21.2%, Elementary administration and service 19.1%, Sales and customer service 13.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 12.1%, Sales 11.0%, Professional 10.3%, Process, plant and machine operatives 10.3%, Administrative and secretarial 10.1%, Sales Assistants and Retail Cashiers 10.0%, Caring personal service 9.7%.

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