Priorslee Demographics (Telford and Wrekin, England)

Priorslee is a ward in Telford and Wrekin of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Redhill, Priorslee, Snedshill, St. Georges, Oakengates, St. George's and Central Park.

In the 2011 census the population of Priorslee was 6,325 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Priorslee is 38, while the median age is higher at 40.

85.5% of people living in Priorslee were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.3% Scotland, 2.2% India, 2.2% Wales, 0.6% Northern Ireland, 0.6% Hong Kong , 0.4% China, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% Pakistan, 0.3% Ireland.

94.6% of people living in Priorslee speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.2% Panjabi, 0.8% Japanese, 0.6% All other Chinese, 0.3% Gujarati, 0.3% Arabic, 0.2% Cantonese Chinese, 0.2% South Asian Language, 0.2% Polish, 0.1% Mandarin Chinese.

The religious make up of Priorslee is 61.6% Christian, 23.0% No religion, 4.3% Sikh, 2.0% Muslim, 1.9% Hindu, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.1% Agnostic. 372 people did not state a religion. 27 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 3 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

61.9% of people are married, 8.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 5.3% are separated or divorced. There are 191 widowed people living in Priorslee.

The top occupations listed by people in Priorslee are Professional 21.2%, Associate professional and technical 16.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 16.4%, Administrative and secretarial 12.7%, Corporate managers and directors 11.1%, Administrative 10.0%, Business and public service associate professionals 8.2%, Sales and customer service 7.7%, Skilled trades 7.6%, Science, research, engineering and technology professionals 7.4%.

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