Whittington Demographics (Shropshire, England)

Whittington is a ward in Shropshire of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Gobowen, Haughton, Eardiston, Woodhouse, Welsh Frankton, Criftins, Twyford, Wigmarsh, Sandford, Lower Frankton, Middleton, The Cross, Babbinswood, Grimpo, Tedsmore, Queens Head, West Felton, Whittington, Park Hall, Aston, Hindford, Rednal, Weirbrook and Lower Ridge.

In the 2011 census the population of Whittington was 4,067 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

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

82.4% of people living in Whittington were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 12.2% Wales, 1.2% Scotland, 0.6% Ireland, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% United States, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% India, 0.1% Zimbabwe.

98.9% of people living in Whittington speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Welsh/Cymraeg, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% East Asian Language, 0.1% Latvian, 0.1% Telugu, 0.1% Panjabi, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Nepalese, 0.1% French.

The religious make up of Whittington is 72.8% Christian, 19.2% No religion, 0.2% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic. 279 people did not state a religion. 9 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

55.5% of people are married, 11.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 18.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.8% are separated or divorced. There are 190 widowed people living in Whittington.

The top occupations listed by people in Whittington are Professional 17.0%, Skilled trades 16.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.0%, Administrative and secretarial 10.1%, Associate professional and technical 9.8%, Elementary 9.6%, Caring personal service 8.7%, Corporate managers and directors 8.3%, Process, plant and machine operatives 7.2%.

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