Brookside Demographics (Telford and Wrekin, England)

Brookside is a ward in Telford and Wrekin of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Brookside, Langleyfield, Telford Town Centre, Dawley Bank Ind Est, Aqueduct, Malins Lee, Tweedale, Stirchley and The Finger.

In the 2011 census the population of Brookside was 6,923 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Brookside is 34, while the median age is lower at 33.

90.4% of people living in Brookside were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.7% Wales, 1.6% Scotland, 1.0% Ghana, 0.6% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% India, 0.2% Pakistan, 0.1% Philippines, 0.1% Zimbabwe.

97.3% of people living in Brookside speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.9% Polish, 0.3% Akan, 0.2% Panjabi, 0.2% Portuguese, 0.1% French, 0.1% Lithuanian, 0.1% Hungarian, 0.1% Latvian, 0.1% West African language.

The religious make up of Brookside is 53.6% Christian, 38.2% No religion, 0.5% Sikh, 0.5% Muslim, 0.2% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Atheist.

427 people did not state a religion. 16 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

42.5% of people are married, 14.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 26.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.1% are separated or divorced. There are 417 widowed people living in Brookside.

The top occupations listed by people in Brookside are Elementary 15.5%, Process, plant and machine operatives 14.2%, Skilled trades 13.6%, Elementary administration and service 11.7%, Administrative and secretarial 11.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.0%, Sales and customer service 10.7%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.2%, Caring personal service 9.0%, Professional 8.9%.

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