Shifnal South and Cosford Demographics (Shropshire, England)

Shifnal South and Cosford is a ward in Shropshire of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Cosford, Boningale, Hinnington, Lower Attchley, Haughton Hill, Norton, Nedge Hill, Lower Upton, The Hem, Lower Haven Hills, Stockton, Ryton, Harrington, Grindle, Hatton, Hatton Common, Beckbury, The Upper Wyke, Astol, Higford, The Wyke, Manor, Sutton Wood, Brockton, Caynton, Evelith, Grindle Forge, Naird Lane, Haven Hills, Sutton Maddock, Kemberton, Sutton Common and Hifnal.

In the 2011 census the population of Shifnal South and Cosford was 5,248 and is made up of approximately 44% females and 56% males.

The average age of people in Shifnal South and Cosford is 39, while the median age is lower at 37.

86.3% of people living in Shifnal South and Cosford were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.7% Wales, 3.3% Scotland, 0.9% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.2% India, 0.2% United States, 0.2% Hong Kong , 0.1% Philippines.

97.3% of people living in Shifnal South and Cosford speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.4% Arabic, 0.2% Polish, 0.1% Welsh/Cymraeg, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% French, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Nepalese, 0.1% Lithuanian, 0.1% Bulgarian.

The religious make up of Shifnal South and Cosford is 69.4% Christian, 22.2% No religion, 1.6% Muslim, 0.2% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Atheist. 286 people did not state a religion. 33 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

59.4% of people are married, 8.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 15.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.8% are separated or divorced. There are 216 widowed people living in Shifnal South and Cosford.

The top occupations listed by people in Shifnal South and Cosford are Associate professional and technical 30.8%, Protective service 16.1%, Professional 14.7%, Skilled trades 13.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.4%, Administrative and secretarial 8.9%, Skilled metal, electrical and electronic trades 8.2%, Corporate managers and directors 8.1%, Administrative 6.8%, Business and public service associate professionals 6.2%.

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