Much Wenlock Demographics (Shropshire, England)

Much Wenlock is a ward in Shropshire of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Brockton, Wyke, Stanton Long, Easthope, Wenlock Edge, Holdgate, Shipton, Brookhampton, Wigwig, Presthope, Easthope Wood, East Wall, Atterley, Bourton, Hill Top, Stretton Westwood, Bourton Westwood, Longville, Wenlock, Callaughton, Weston, Farley and Homer.

In the 2011 census the population of Much Wenlock was 3,988 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Much Wenlock is 46, while the median age is higher at 49.

92.9% of people living in Much Wenlock were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.7% Wales, 1.1% Scotland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% United States, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.1% Australia, 0.1% India.

99.6% of people living in Much Wenlock speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.1% Swedish, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% French.

The religious make up of Much Wenlock is 67.6% Christian, 23.7% No religion, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Humanist, 0.1% Muslim, 0.1% Jewish. 300 people did not state a religion. 10 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

55.8% of people are married, 11.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 17.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.3% are separated or divorced. There are 194 widowed people living in Much Wenlock.

The top occupations listed by people in Much Wenlock are Professional 19.7%, Skilled trades 16.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.6%, Associate professional and technical 10.3%, Elementary 9.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.1%, Administrative and secretarial 9.1%, Corporate managers and directors 7.3%, Teaching and educational professionals 6.6%, Teaching and Educational Professionals 6.6%.

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