South Yardley Demographics (Birmingham, England)

South Yardley is a ward in Birmingham of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Yardley, South Yardley, Yardley Fields, Broad Yates, Sheldon, New Shires Industrial Estate, Sparkhill, Greet, Tyseley, Sparkbrook, Garretts Green, Cockshut Hill, Gilbertstone and Acocks Green.

In the 2011 census the population of South Yardley was 30,786 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in South Yardley is 34, while the median age is lower at 31.

74.6% of people living in South Yardley were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 8.1% Pakistan, 3.1% Bangladesh, 2.0% India, 1.8% Ireland, 0.7% Jamaica, 0.6% Somalia, 0.5% Scotland, 0.4% Wales, 0.4% Kenya.

81.3% of people living in South Yardley speak English. The other top languages spoken are 4.5% Urdu, 3.4% Bengali, 2.0% Panjabi, 1.4% Polish, 1.3% Pakistani Pahari, 1.1% Pashto, 0.8% Arabic, 0.7% Somali, 0.6% Gujarati.

The religious make up of South Yardley is 42.3% Christian, 33.6% Muslim, 13.8% No religion, 2.1% Sikh, 1.4% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish.

1,870 people did not state a religion. 38 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

42.0% of people are married, 8.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 30.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.7% are separated or divorced. There are 1,491 widowed people living in South Yardley.

The top occupations listed by people in South Yardley are Elementary 16.1%, Elementary administration and service 13.8%, Skilled trades 12.1%, Administrative and secretarial 11.9%, Professional 11.7%, Process, plant and machine operatives 11.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.0%, Sales and customer service 10.8%, Administrative 9.3%, Sales 8.6%.

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