West Heywood Demographics (Rochdale, England)

West Heywood is a ward in Rochdale of North West, England and includes areas of Darn Hill.

In the 2011 census the population of West Heywood was 10,874 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in West Heywood is 38, while the median age is also 38.

93.4% of people living in West Heywood were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.5% Scotland, 1.0% Ireland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Wales, 0.2% Nigeria, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Pakistan, 0.1% Zimbabwe, 0.1% Hong Kong .

98.0% of people living in West Heywood speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.8% Polish, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% Hungarian, 0.1% Czech, 0.1% French.

The religious make up of West Heywood is 70.5% Christian, 22.1% No religion, 0.8% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Hindu. 620 people did not state a religion. 32 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 3 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

38.0% of people are married, 14.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 27.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.2% are separated or divorced. There are 713 widowed people living in West Heywood.

The top occupations listed by people in West Heywood are Elementary 16.4%, Elementary administration and service 14.0%, Administrative and secretarial 13.0%, Skilled trades 12.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.6%, Process, plant and machine operatives 11.4%, Sales and customer service 10.5%, Administrative 10.0%, Professional 9.4%, Caring personal service 9.4%.