Handsworth Wood Demographics (Birmingham, England)

Handsworth Wood is a ward in Birmingham of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Handsworth, Brown's Green, Wandsworth Wood, Church Hill and Handsworth Wood.

In the 2011 census the population of Handsworth Wood was 27,749 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Handsworth Wood is 35, while the median age is lower at 32.

60.1% of people living in Handsworth Wood were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 15.1% India, 4.4% Jamaica, 3.2% Pakistan, 1.4% Bangladesh, 1.1% Kenya, 0.9% Ireland, 0.5% Somalia, 0.3% Nigeria, 0.3% Scotland.

73.2% of people living in Handsworth Wood speak English. The other top languages spoken are 12.7% Panjabi, 3.6% Polish, 1.6% Urdu, 1.4% Bengali, 0.8% Kurdish, 0.7% Slovak, 0.6% Gujarati, 0.6% Pakistani Pahari, 0.4% Hindi.

The religious make up of Handsworth Wood is 33.5% Christian, 25.6% Sikh, 15.7% Muslim, 8.1% No religion, 7.1% Hindu, 0.8% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish. 1,773 people did not state a religion. 36 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 3 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

42.6% of people are married, 4.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 34.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.2% are separated or divorced. There are 1,073 widowed people living in Handsworth Wood.

The top occupations listed by people in Handsworth Wood are Professional 17.1%, Elementary 15.3%, Administrative and secretarial 11.5%, Elementary administration and service 11.1%, Associate professional and technical 10.8%, Process, plant and machine operatives 10.3%, Sales and customer service 9.4%, Administrative 9.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.4%, Skilled trades 8.2%.

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