Short Heath Demographics (Walsall, England)

Short Heath is a ward in Walsall of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Ashmore Lake and Lane Head.

In the 2011 census the population of Short Heath was 11,449 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Short Heath is 42, while the median age is higher at 43.

94.6% of people living in Short Heath were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.2% India, 0.4% Scotland, 0.4% Wales, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% Jamaica, 0.2% Pakistan, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.1% Northern Ireland, 0.1% China.

97.4% of people living in Short Heath speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.7% Panjabi, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Gujarati, 0.1% British sign language, 0.1% Mandarin Chinese, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Shona, 0.1% Romanian.

The religious make up of Short Heath is 68.9% Christian, 19.0% No religion, 4.2% Sikh, 0.9% Muslim, 0.6% Hindu, 0.1% Buddhist. 650 people did not state a religion. 21 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

50.5% of people are married, 10.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 22.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.0% are separated or divorced. There are 509 widowed people living in Short Heath.

The top occupations listed by people in Short Heath are Skilled trades 16.7%, Administrative and secretarial 12.9%, Process, plant and machine operatives 11.7%, Elementary 11.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.3%, Sales and customer service 10.2%, Administrative 10.1%, Professional 9.4%, Elementary administration and service 9.3%, Associate professional and technical 9.2%.