Shard End Demographics (Birmingham, England)

Shard End is a ward in Birmingham of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Kitts Green, Tile Cross, Hodge Hill, Lea Village, Stechford, Colehall, Buckland End and Shard End.

In the 2011 census the population of Shard End was 26,794 and is made up of approximately 53% females and 47% males.

The average age of people in Shard End is 37, while the median age is lower at 35.

91.0% of people living in Shard End were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Ireland, 1.0% Pakistan, 0.7% Jamaica, 0.6% Philippines, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Scotland, 0.4% Wales, 0.3% India, 0.3% Zimbabwe.

96.4% of people living in Shard End speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.6% Polish, 0.5% Urdu, 0.3% Panjabi, 0.3% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.2% Pakistani Pahari, 0.2% Pashto, 0.2% Arabic, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Persian/Farsi.

The religious make up of Shard End is 59.9% Christian, 27.7% No religion, 4.8% Muslim, 0.3% Sikh, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Jewish. 1,681 people did not state a religion. 51 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

31.4% of people are married, 14.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 33.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.2% are separated or divorced. There are 1,638 widowed people living in Shard End.

The top occupations listed by people in Shard End are Elementary 18.6%, Elementary administration and service 16.2%, Process, plant and machine operatives 12.8%, Administrative and secretarial 12.7%, Skilled trades 12.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 12.3%, Administrative 10.1%, Sales and customer service 9.8%, Caring personal service 9.6%, Sales 7.9%.

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