The Meres Demographics (Shropshire, England)

The Meres is a ward in Shropshire of West Midlands, England and includes areas of The Cross, The Trench, Northwood, Stanwardine, Haughton, Newton, Clive, Lyneal, The Spout, English Frankton, Brown Heath, Kenwick Springs, Crosemere, Sandyhill, Cockshutt, Oteley, The Balmer, Sparbridge, Welshampton, Coptiviney, The Crimps, Whitemere, Mereside, Hampton Wood and Colemere.

In the 2011 census the population of The Meres was 4,590 and is made up of approximately 49% females and 51% males.

The average age of people in The Meres is 42, while the median age is higher at 45.

85.3% of people living in The Meres were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 8.4% Wales, 1.2% Scotland, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% China, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Australia, 0.2% Hong Kong , 0.2% Zimbabwe.

97.6% of people living in The Meres speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.7% German, 0.4% All other Chinese, 0.1% Welsh/Cymraeg, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% Ukrainian, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Thai, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Any Sign Communication System.

The religious make up of The Meres is 75.3% Christian, 16.7% No religion, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.1% Muslim, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Sikh. 312 people did not state a religion. 17 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

60.0% of people are married, 8.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 18.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.0% are separated or divorced. There are 171 widowed people living in The Meres.

The top occupations listed by people in The Meres are Professional 18.8%, Skilled trades 17.7%, Managers, directors and senior officials 14.2%, Associate professional and technical 11.4%, Administrative and secretarial 9.5%, Elementary 9.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.0%, Corporate managers and directors 8.4%, Skilled agricultural and related trades 7.9%, Agricultural and Related Trades 7.9%.

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