Stretton Demographics (East Staffordshire, England)

Stretton is a ward in East Staffordshire of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Beamhill, Horninglow, Beam Hill, Dove Cliff, Stretton, Bladon Hill and Outwoods.

In the 2011 census the population of Stretton was 7,849 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Stretton is 42, while the median age is higher at 44.

94.6% of people living in Stretton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.0% Scotland, 0.8% Wales, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% India, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Pakistan, 0.1% Hong Kong , 0.1% Sri Lanka, 0.1% Kenya.

98.5% of people living in Stretton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Polish, 0.1% Panjabi, 0.1% Tamil, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Czech, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% Japanese, 0.1% Kurdish, 0.1% Latvian.

The religious make up of Stretton is 71.0% Christian, 20.3% No religion, 0.6% Muslim, 0.5% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Jewish. 519 people did not state a religion. 21 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

58.1% of people are married, 9.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.2% live with a partner of the same sex, 18.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.4% are separated or divorced. There are 311 widowed people living in Stretton.

The top occupations listed by people in Stretton are Professional 16.8%, Administrative and secretarial 14.1%, Skilled trades 12.0%, Associate professional and technical 11.6%, Administrative 11.0%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.3%, Elementary 9.7%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.5%, Elementary administration and service 8.5%.

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