Bidston and St James Demographics (Wirral, England)

Bidston and St James is a ward in Wirral of North West, England and includes areas of Bidston, Oxton, The Beeches, The Vine, Bidston Hill and Beechwood.

In the 2011 census the population of Bidston and St James was 15,216 and is made up of approximately 53% females and 47% males.

The average age of people in Bidston and St James is 36, while the median age is lower at 35.

94.1% of people living in Bidston and St James were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 0.8% Scotland, 0.8% Wales, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% India, 0.2% China, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% United States, 0.1% Hong Kong .

97.9% of people living in Bidston and St James speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.6% Polish, 0.2% Malayalam, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Panjabi, 0.1% Turkish, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Mandarin Chinese.

The religious make up of Bidston and St James is 68.7% Christian, 22.6% No religion, 0.5% Muslim, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.2% Sikh, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Jewish. 1,059 people did not state a religion. 29 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

28.8% of people are married, 11.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 37.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 13.9% are separated or divorced. There are 1,206 widowed people living in Bidston and St James.

The top occupations listed by people in Bidston and St James are Elementary 17.8%, Elementary administration and service 15.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 14.9%, Caring personal service 11.6%, Process, plant and machine operatives 11.4%, Skilled trades 10.8%, Sales and customer service 10.7%, Administrative and secretarial 10.0%, Professional 9.5%, Sales 9.2%.

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