Sedgley Demographics (Bury, England)

Sedgley is a ward in Bury of North West, England and includes areas of Prestwich, Simister, Half Acre, Sedgley Park, Heaton Park, Kirkhams, Hilton Park, Prestwich Park and Rainsough.

In the 2011 census the population of Sedgley was 12,970 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Sedgley is 34, while the median age is lower at 32.

80.6% of people living in Sedgley were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.1% Pakistan, 1.6% Ireland, 1.3% Scotland, 0.7% India, 0.7% South Africa, 0.5% Iran, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% United States, 0.4% Wales.

91.4% of people living in Sedgley speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.0% Polish, 1.5% Urdu, 1.1% Panjabi, 0.3% Persian/Farsi, 0.3% Arabic, 0.3% South Asian Language, 0.2% Czech, 0.2% Gujarati, 0.2% All other Chinese.

The religious make up of Sedgley is 33.8% Jewish, 33.8% Christian, 12.0% No religion, 10.6% Muslim, 0.7% Hindu, 0.6% Sikh, 0.4% Buddhist. 989 people did not state a religion. 22 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

51.5% of people are married, 8.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 24.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.4% are separated or divorced. There are 502 widowed people living in Sedgley.

The top occupations listed by people in Sedgley are Professional 25.5%, Administrative and secretarial 13.1%, Associate professional and technical 11.7%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.4%, Sales and customer service 9.2%, Teaching and educational professionals 9.0%, Teaching and Educational Professionals 9.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.0%, Administrative 8.8%, Skilled trades 7.5%.

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