Abbey Demographics (Shropshire, England)

Abbey is a ward in Shropshire of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Monkmoor, Underdale and Cherry Orchard.

In the 2011 census the population of Abbey was 3,767 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Abbey is 47, while the median age is also 47.

86.5% of people living in Abbey were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 5.5% Wales, 1.8% Scotland, 0.6% Ireland, 0.4% Australia, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% India, 0.3% United States, 0.2% China, 0.1% South Africa.

97.4% of people living in Abbey speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Polish, 0.2% Welsh/Cymraeg, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.2% Romanian, 0.2% Portuguese, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% French, 0.1% Hungarian.

The religious make up of Abbey is 64.0% Christian, 26.5% No religion, 0.6% Muslim, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Humanist, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Sikh. 272 people did not state a religion. 16 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

45.6% of people are married, 12.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.1% live with a partner of the same sex, 21.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.5% are separated or divorced. There are 252 widowed people living in Abbey.

The top occupations listed by people in Abbey are Professional 22.6%, Administrative and secretarial 12.6%, Associate professional and technical 12.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.4%, Skilled trades 10.2%, Elementary 10.0%, Administrative 9.1%, Elementary administration and service 8.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.2%, Teaching and educational professionals 7.9%.