Higher Blackley Demographics (Manchester, England)

Higher Blackley is a ward in Manchester of North West, England and includes areas of Pike Fold, Blackley, Barnes Green, Boothroydon, Harphurey Business Centre and Higher Blackley.

In the 2011 census the population of Higher Blackley was 13,686 and is made up of approximately 53% females and 47% males.

The average age of people in Higher Blackley is 37, while the median age is lower at 36.

84.6% of people living in Higher Blackley were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.0% Ireland, 1.2% Scotland, 1.2% Nigeria, 1.1% Pakistan, 0.7% Zimbabwe, 0.7% Northern Ireland, 0.5% China, 0.4% Wales, 0.3% India.

92.7% of people living in Higher Blackley speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.0% Polish, 0.7% Urdu, 0.6% French, 0.6% All other Chinese, 0.4% Arabic, 0.4% Portuguese, 0.3% Panjabi, 0.3% Shona, 0.2% Persian/Farsi.

The religious make up of Higher Blackley is 67.8% Christian, 19.1% No religion, 5.0% Muslim, 0.7% Jewish, 0.4% Sikh, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.2% Hindu. 813 people did not state a religion. 29 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 4 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

31.7% of people are married, 12.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.2% live with a partner of the same sex, 34.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.5% are separated or divorced. There are 851 widowed people living in Higher Blackley.

The top occupations listed by people in Higher Blackley are Elementary 15.6%, Elementary administration and service 14.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 14.0%, Administrative and secretarial 12.4%, Skilled trades 12.2%, Sales and customer service 11.7%, Caring personal service 11.0%, Professional 10.4%, Administrative 9.1%, Associate professional and technical 9.1%.