Denton West Demographics (Tameside, England)

Denton West is a ward in Tameside of North West, England and includes areas of Broomstair, Clough Fold, Denton, Guide Bridge, Dane Bank, Castle Hill, Dunkirk, Haughton Dale and Haughton Green.

In the 2011 census the population of Denton West was 11,635 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Denton West is 42, while the median age is higher at 44.

94.6% of people living in Denton West were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.0% Ireland, 0.9% Scotland, 0.5% Wales, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Pakistan, 0.2% India, 0.2% China, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% United States.

98.6% of people living in Denton West speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.2% Polish, 0.2% Gujarati, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% Panjabi, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese.

The religious make up of Denton West is 72.1% Christian, 19.9% No religion, 1.0% Muslim, 0.4% Hindu, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish. 661 people did not state a religion. 19 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 3 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

47.4% of people are married, 10.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 23.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.6% are separated or divorced. There are 611 widowed people living in Denton West.

The top occupations listed by people in Denton West are Administrative and secretarial 14.6%, Skilled trades 13.3%, Associate professional and technical 12.2%, Sales and customer service 11.5%, Professional 11.5%, Administrative 11.1%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.7%, Elementary 8.9%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.6%.