Bentley and Darlaston North Demographics (Walsall, England)

Bentley and Darlaston North is a ward in Walsall of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Darlaston, Sand Beds, Bentley Moor, Little Island, Bentley, James Bridge, Shepwell Green, Moxley, Rough Hay and Darlaston Green.

In the 2011 census the population of Bentley and Darlaston North was 13,479 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Bentley and Darlaston North is 36, while the median age is lower at 34.

88.4% of people living in Bentley and Darlaston North were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.6% India, 1.7% Bangladesh, 1.7% Pakistan, 0.5% Jamaica, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.3% Scotland, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Kenya.

91.0% of people living in Bentley and Darlaston North speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.0% Gujarati, 1.9% Bengali, 1.9% Panjabi, 1.4% Urdu, 0.6% Polish, 0.1% Pakistani Pahari, 0.1% British sign language, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% African language.

The religious make up of Bentley and Darlaston North is 53.5% Christian, 21.1% No religion, 12.6% Muslim, 3.5% Sikh, 1.9% Hindu, 0.1% Buddhist.

786 people did not state a religion. 32 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

42.0% of people are married, 13.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 25.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.1% are separated or divorced. There are 678 widowed people living in Bentley and Darlaston North.

The top occupations listed by people in Bentley and Darlaston North are Elementary 16.5%, Elementary administration and service 14.0%, Process, plant and machine operatives 13.8%, Skilled trades 13.7%, Sales and customer service 11.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.0%, Administrative and secretarial 10.8%, Sales 9.3%, Administrative 8.7%, Caring personal service 8.5%.

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