Perry Barr Demographics (Birmingham, England)

Perry Barr is a ward in Birmingham of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Great Barr, Perry Barr, Perry Beeches, Hamstead, Tower Hill, Hampstead Industrial Estate, Aston, Witton and Holford.

In the 2011 census the population of Perry Barr was 23,652 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Perry Barr is 36, while the median age is lower at 33.

78.0% of people living in Perry Barr were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.5% India, 3.3% Pakistan, 2.5% Jamaica, 1.8% Bangladesh, 1.4% Ireland, 0.8% China, 0.6% Nigeria, 0.5% Wales, 0.4% Scotland.

86.8% of people living in Perry Barr speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.3% Panjabi, 2.0% Bengali, 1.8% Urdu, 1.5% Polish, 0.9% Pakistani Pahari, 0.8% All other Chinese, 0.6% Gujarati, 0.2% Hindi, 0.2% Arabic.

The religious make up of Perry Barr is 50.6% Christian, 17.0% Muslim, 15.1% No religion, 5.1% Sikh, 3.6% Hindu, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish. 1,605 people did not state a religion. 35 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 6 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

43.9% of people are married, 8.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 30.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.1% are separated or divorced. There are 987 widowed people living in Perry Barr.

The top occupations listed by people in Perry Barr are Administrative and secretarial 14.2%, Professional 13.7%, Elementary 13.0%, Elementary administration and service 11.5%, Administrative 11.1%, Skilled trades 10.9%, Sales and customer service 10.8%, Associate professional and technical 10.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.9%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.8%.

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