St Mary's Demographics (Oldham, England)

St Mary's is a ward in Oldham of North West, England and includes areas of Greenacres, Salem, Pitses, Leesbrook, Roundthorn, Clarksfield, Nether Lees, Alt, Strawberry Fields, Springhill, Derker, Top O' Th' Moor, Spring Hill, Lees, The Spindals, Glodwick, Townfield, Cold Hurst, Primrose Bank, Rhodes Bank, Oldham Edge, Mumps, Moorhey, Sarah Moor, Grotton, Lydgate and Springhead.

In the 2011 census the population of St Mary's was 13,954 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in St Mary's is 30, while the median age is lower at 27.

69.9% of people living in St Mary's were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 20.2% Pakistan, 3.6% Bangladesh, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% India, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.1% Nigeria.

70.3% of people living in St Mary's speak English. The other top languages spoken are 11.0% Panjabi, 8.9% Urdu, 4.9% Bengali, 0.7% Pakistani Pahari, 0.7% Polish, 0.6% South Asian Language, 0.4% Pashto, 0.3% Portuguese, 0.2% Kurdish.

The religious make up of St Mary's is 58.7% Muslim, 26.7% Christian, 8.5% No religion, 0.3% Hindu, 0.1% Buddhist. 751 people did not state a religion. 16 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

42.7% of people are married, 7.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 29.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.8% are separated or divorced. There are 541 widowed people living in St Mary's.

The top occupations listed by people in St Mary's are Elementary 20.7%, Elementary administration and service 16.9%, Process, plant and machine operatives 16.4%, Sales and customer service 14.4%, Skilled trades 11.8%, Sales 11.7%, Transport and mobile machine drivers and operatives 10.4%, Road Transport Drivers 9.9%, Sales Assistants and Retail Cashiers 9.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.5%.

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