Chirbury and Worthen Demographics (Shropshire, England)

Chirbury and Worthen is a ward in Shropshire of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Hope, Tankerville, Little Plealey, Pontesford, Leigh, Grimmer, The Bog, Ratlinghope, Asterley, Hopesgate, Reabrook, Pentervin, Etsell, Arscott, Pontesbury, Malehurst, Hemford, Minsterley, Crows Nest, Shelve, Bridges, Meadowtown, Hogstow, Little Minsterley, Bentlawnt, Perkins Beach, Snailbeach, Habberley, Plealey, Wagbeach, Westley, Bromlow, Stiperstones, Waterwheel, Lordstone, Gatten and Pennerley.

In the 2011 census the population of Chirbury and Worthen was 3,049 and is made up of approximately 48% females and 52% males.

The average age of people in Chirbury and Worthen is 44, while the median age is higher at 47.

86.1% of people living in Chirbury and Worthen were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 9.5% Wales, 0.7% Scotland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% United States, 0.2% Australia, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% India, 0.1% Hong Kong .

99.3% of people living in Chirbury and Worthen speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Polish, 0.1% French, 0.1% Welsh/Cymraeg.

The religious make up of Chirbury and Worthen is 68.8% Christian, 21.4% No religion, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.1% Muslim, 0.1% Agnostic. 241 people did not state a religion. 15 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

56.3% of people are married, 10.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 18.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.0% are separated or divorced. There are 151 widowed people living in Chirbury and Worthen.

The top occupations listed by people in Chirbury and Worthen are Skilled trades 24.4%, Professional 16.7%, Skilled agricultural and related trades 10.9%, Agricultural and Related Trades 10.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.7%, Elementary 10.3%, Associate professional and technical 9.0%, Administrative and secretarial 8.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.3%, Process, plant and machine operatives 6.5%.

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