Royton South Demographics (Oldham, England)

Royton South is a ward in Oldham of North West, England and includes areas of Longsight, Royton, Heyside, Cowlishaw, Shaw Side, Narrow Gate Brow, Salmon Fields Ind Est, Crompton, High Crompton Shaw, High Crompton, Low Compton, Hanging Chadder and Higher Rushcroft.

In the 2011 census the population of Royton South was 10,963 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Royton South is 41, while the median age is higher at 42.

93.6% of people living in Royton South were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 0.8% Bangladesh, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Wales, 0.4% Pakistan, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% India, 0.2% Hong Kong .

97.5% of people living in Royton South speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.9% Bengali, 0.2% Urdu, 0.2% Polish, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Panjabi, 0.1% Thai, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Gujarati.

The religious make up of Royton South is 74.7% Christian, 15.2% No religion, 2.8% Muslim, 0.4% Hindu, 0.3% Buddhist. 648 people did not state a religion. 30 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 8 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

45.9% of people are married, 13.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 22.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.6% are separated or divorced. There are 570 widowed people living in Royton South.

The top occupations listed by people in Royton South are Professional 14.3%, Administrative and secretarial 13.9%, Skilled trades 13.2%, Associate professional and technical 11.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.9%, Elementary 10.6%, Administrative 10.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.6%, Elementary administration and service 9.5%, Caring personal service 8.8%.