Friar Park Demographics (Sandwell, England)

Friar Park is a ward in Sandwell of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Friar Park, The Woods and Vicarage.

In the 2011 census the population of Friar Park was 12,625 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Friar Park is 37, while the median age is also 37.

94.3% of people living in Friar Park were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.3% India, 0.4% Jamaica, 0.3% Bangladesh, 0.3% Scotland, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Pakistan, 0.2% Ireland, 0.1% Philippines.

96.2% of people living in Friar Park speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.1% Panjabi, 1.1% Polish, 0.5% Bengali, 0.2% Gujarati, 0.2% Urdu, 0.1% Shona, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese.

The religious make up of Friar Park is 67.1% Christian, 21.8% No religion, 2.0% Sikh, 1.7% Muslim, 1.0% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist. 748 people did not state a religion. 19 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

43.2% of people are married, 12.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 26.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.2% are separated or divorced. There are 582 widowed people living in Friar Park.

The top occupations listed by people in Friar Park are Elementary 17.2%, Skilled trades 16.1%, Elementary administration and service 14.4%, Process, plant and machine operatives 13.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 12.3%, Administrative and secretarial 10.7%, Caring personal service 9.8%, Sales and customer service 9.4%, Administrative 8.3%, Associate professional and technical 7.9%.

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