Northfield Demographics (Birmingham, England)

Northfield is a ward in Birmingham of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Northfield, The Austin Village, Cofton Common, Turves Green and West Heath.

In the 2011 census the population of Northfield was 25,707 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Northfield is 39, while the median age is also 39.

91.1% of people living in Northfield were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.5% Ireland, 0.9% Wales, 0.7% Scotland, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Jamaica, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.3% India, 0.3% China, 0.2% Nigeria.

97.5% of people living in Northfield speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% All other Chinese, 0.2% Arabic, 0.2% Panjabi, 0.1% French, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Persian/Farsi, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino.

The religious make up of Northfield is 63.6% Christian, 26.3% No religion, 1.3% Muslim, 0.3% Hindu, 0.3% Sikh, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist. 1,808 people did not state a religion. 61 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

40.6% of people are married, 11.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 28.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.1% are separated or divorced. There are 1,521 widowed people living in Northfield.

The top occupations listed by people in Northfield are Professional 16.0%, Administrative and secretarial 14.2%, Skilled trades 12.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.9%, Associate professional and technical 11.2%, Elementary 10.9%, Administrative 10.5%, Elementary administration and service 9.6%, Caring personal service 9.4%, Sales and customer service 8.3%.

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