St Oswald Demographics (Shropshire, England)

St Oswald is a ward in Shropshire of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Sweeney, Pant, Llynclys, Kynaston, Llansilin, Rhydycroesau, Woodhill, Nantmawr, Trefonen, Gronwen, The Gardens, Llwyn-Y-Maen, Llangedwyn, Morda, Penylan, Tref Ar Clawdd, Pen-Y-Bont, Nant-Y-Caws, Candy, Glentworth, Bwlch-Y-Ddar, Weston, Sychtyn, Wern-Ddu, Croesau Bach, Craigllwyn, Coed-Y-Go, Treflach, Newbridge, Woolston, Knockin Heath, Redwith, Maesbrook, Edgerley, Porth-Y-Waen, Plassey, Dovaston, Crickheath Wharf, Osbaston, Melverley, Cefn-Y-Blodwel, Kinnerley, Maesbury Marsh, Crickheath, Llanyblodwel, Nant-Mawr, Morton, Heathwaen, Turfmoor, Mayfields, Bridge, Ashfield, Gwern-Y-Brenin, Treprennal, Knockin and Maesbury.

In the 2011 census the population of St Oswald was 4,504 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in St Oswald is 43, while the median age is higher at 45.

82.3% of people living in St Oswald were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 12.8% Wales, 1.0% Scotland, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% United States, 0.2% India, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Hong Kong , 0.1% Australia.

98.0% of people living in St Oswald speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.7% Welsh/Cymraeg, 0.5% Polish, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% Panjabi, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Dutch.

The religious make up of St Oswald is 70.0% Christian, 21.3% No religion, 0.4% Muslim, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Agnostic. 323 people did not state a religion. 15 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

57.7% of people are married, 9.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.7% are separated or divorced. There are 195 widowed people living in St Oswald.

The top occupations listed by people in St Oswald are Skilled trades 16.7%, Professional 16.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.8%, Associate professional and technical 10.5%, Elementary 10.0%, Administrative and secretarial 10.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.8%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.2%, Caring personal service 7.8%, Elementary administration and service 7.5%.

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