Great Bridge Demographics (Sandwell, England)

Great Bridge is a ward in Sandwell of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Great Bridge, Cotterill's Farm Estate, Leabrook, Tibbington, Ocker Hill, Toll End, Gospel Oak, Horseley Heath and Wednesbury Oak.

In the 2011 census the population of Great Bridge was 12,962 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Great Bridge is 37, while the median age is lower at 36.

87.8% of people living in Great Bridge were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.2% India, 0.9% Pakistan, 0.6% Jamaica, 0.5% Zimbabwe, 0.3% Bangladesh, 0.3% Scotland, 0.3% Wales, 0.2% Kenya, 0.2% Nigeria.

90.8% of people living in Great Bridge speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.9% Panjabi, 2.9% Polish, 0.5% Urdu, 0.4% Bengali, 0.3% Gujarati, 0.3% Slovak, 0.2% African language, 0.1% Pakistani Pahari, 0.1% Shona.

The religious make up of Great Bridge is 60.7% Christian, 20.8% No religion, 7.0% Sikh, 3.5% Muslim, 1.6% Hindu, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish. 699 people did not state a religion. 32 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

42.6% of people are married, 12.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 27.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.9% are separated or divorced. There are 626 widowed people living in Great Bridge.

The top occupations listed by people in Great Bridge are Elementary 16.0%, Process, plant and machine operatives 14.8%, Skilled trades 14.1%, Elementary administration and service 12.1%, Administrative and secretarial 11.5%, Administrative 9.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.3%, Sales and customer service 9.3%, Associate professional and technical 8.7%, Professional 8.6%.

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