Walkden South Demographics (Salford, England)

Walkden South is a ward in Salford of North West, England and includes areas of Peel, Boothstown, Mathers Fold, Roe Green, Egerton Park, New Manchester, Engine Fold, Ellenbrook, Worsley, Walkden, Hilltop, Broadoak, Parr Fold, Mill Brow, Hazelhurst, Wittle Brook, Linnyshaw, Linnyshaw Ind Est, Oakhill Trading Estate and Grecian Mill.

In the 2011 census the population of Walkden South was 10,237 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Walkden South is 42, while the median age is higher at 43.

93.4% of people living in Walkden South were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.0% Scotland, 0.7% Ireland, 0.6% Wales, 0.5% India, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Hong Kong , 0.2% China, 0.1% Zimbabwe, 0.1% North Africa.

98.2% of people living in Walkden South speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.5% Polish, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.1% Gujarati, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% French, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Italian.

The religious make up of Walkden South is 73.0% Christian, 19.3% No religion, 0.8% Hindu, 0.5% Muslim, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Humanist. 549 people did not state a religion. 19 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 3 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

46.5% of people are married, 12.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 23.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.7% are separated or divorced. There are 545 widowed people living in Walkden South.

The top occupations listed by people in Walkden South are Professional 17.6%, Administrative and secretarial 14.3%, Associate professional and technical 13.1%, Skilled trades 11.7%, Administrative 10.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.9%, Sales and customer service 9.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.3%, Elementary 8.9%, Elementary administration and service 8.0%.

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