Abbey Demographics (Sandwell, England)

Abbey is a ward in Sandwell of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Warley and Warley Salop.

In the 2011 census the population of Abbey was 11,752 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

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

81.9% of people living in Abbey were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.5% India, 1.8% Ireland, 1.1% Jamaica, 1.1% Wales, 0.9% Scotland, 0.8% Pakistan, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Iran, 0.3% Nigeria.

90.7% of people living in Abbey speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.2% Polish, 1.8% Panjabi, 0.6% Urdu, 0.3% Persian/Farsi, 0.3% French, 0.2% Arabic, 0.2% Portuguese, 0.2% Slovak, 0.2% Russian.

The religious make up of Abbey is 56.0% Christian, 26.5% No religion, 4.6% Sikh, 4.0% Muslim, 1.3% Hindu, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Jewish. 726 people did not state a religion. 36 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 4 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

39.5% of people are married, 14.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 30.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.9% are separated or divorced. There are 543 widowed people living in Abbey.

The top occupations listed by people in Abbey are Professional 25.2%, Associate professional and technical 14.0%, Administrative and secretarial 11.2%, Elementary 10.7%, Elementary administration and service 9.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.0%, Administrative 8.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.6%, Teaching and educational professionals 8.6%, Teaching and Educational Professionals 8.6%.

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