Ashton St Michael's Demographics (Tameside, England)

Ashton St Michael's is a ward in Tameside of North West, England and includes areas of Hurst Brook, Higher Hurst, Cockbrook, Tameside, The Arches, Thompson Cross, Lily Lanes, Wednesfield, Hartshead, Hazelhurst and The Ladysmith.

In the 2011 census the population of Ashton St Michael's was 11,767 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Ashton St Michael's is 37, while the median age is lower at 36.

84.3% of people living in Ashton St Michael's were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.8% Pakistan, 2.6% India, 0.9% Scotland, 0.5% Kenya, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Philippines, 0.4% Wales, 0.4% Bangladesh, 0.2% Northern Ireland.

89.1% of people living in Ashton St Michael's speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.7% Polish, 2.3% Gujarati, 1.7% Urdu, 1.1% Panjabi, 0.3% Bengali, 0.3% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.2% Malayalam, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.2% Italian.

The religious make up of Ashton St Michael's is 57.2% Christian, 22.1% No religion, 8.1% Muslim, 5.8% Hindu, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Sikh. 673 people did not state a religion. 24 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 6 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

40.5% of people are married, 14.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 26.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.5% are separated or divorced. There are 714 widowed people living in Ashton St Michael's.

The top occupations listed by people in Ashton St Michael's are Elementary 13.3%, Professional 13.3%, Skilled trades 12.8%, Process, plant and machine operatives 11.8%, Administrative and secretarial 11.0%, Elementary administration and service 10.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.4%, Sales and customer service 10.1%, Associate professional and technical 9.9%, Administrative 8.9%.

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