Werneth Demographics (Oldham, England)

Werneth is a ward in Oldham of North West, England and includes areas of Werneth, Chadderton, Copster Hill, Cowhill, Coppice, Hathershaw, Nimble Nook, Fenny Hill, Butler Green, Hollinwood and Hawksley Industrial Estate.

In the 2011 census the population of Werneth was 12,348 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Werneth is 31, while the median age is lower at 27.

64.9% of people living in Werneth were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 20.2% Pakistan, 7.6% Bangladesh, 0.8% India, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% Kenya, 0.3% Scotland, 0.2% Hong Kong , 0.1% Nigeria, 0.1% Iran.

64.7% of people living in Werneth speak English. The other top languages spoken are 9.8% Urdu, 9.3% Bengali, 7.0% Panjabi, 3.6% Pashto, 1.1% South Asian Language, 0.7% Polish, 0.6% Gujarati, 0.4% Pakistani Pahari, 0.3% Kurdish.

The religious make up of Werneth is 68.2% Muslim, 19.7% Christian, 5.0% No religion, 1.5% Hindu, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish. 629 people did not state a religion. 15 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

46.1% of people are married, 4.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 28.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.9% are separated or divorced. There are 464 widowed people living in Werneth.

The top occupations listed by people in Werneth are Elementary 17.3%, Process, plant and machine operatives 15.9%, Elementary administration and service 14.2%, Sales and customer service 12.5%, Professional 11.0%, Skilled trades 10.8%, Transport and mobile machine drivers and operatives 10.1%, Sales 9.8%, Road Transport Drivers 9.7%, Sales Assistants and Retail Cashiers 8.8%.

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