West Kirby and Thurstaston Demographics (Wirral, England)

West Kirby and Thurstaston is a ward in Wirral of North West, England and includes areas of West Kirby, Hoylake and Caldy.

In the 2011 census the population of West Kirby and Thurstaston was 12,733 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in West Kirby and Thurstaston is 45, while the median age is higher at 48.

90.1% of people living in West Kirby and Thurstaston were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.3% Wales, 1.7% Scotland, 0.7% Northern Ireland, 0.7% Ireland, 0.5% India, 0.3% United States, 0.2% South Africa, 0.1% Hong Kong , 0.1% Australia.

98.4% of people living in West Kirby and Thurstaston speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% German, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Welsh/Cymraeg, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Tamil, 0.1% French, 0.1% Italian.

The religious make up of West Kirby and Thurstaston is 70.5% Christian, 20.0% No religion, 0.4% Muslim, 0.4% Hindu, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Atheist. 914 people did not state a religion. 39 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

54.3% of people are married, 7.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.9% are separated or divorced. There are 693 widowed people living in West Kirby and Thurstaston.

The top occupations listed by people in West Kirby and Thurstaston are Professional 30.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 14.3%, Associate professional and technical 13.7%, Administrative and secretarial 11.6%, Corporate managers and directors 9.3%, Health professionals 8.6%, Administrative 8.5%, Teaching and educational professionals 8.4%, Teaching and Educational Professionals 8.4%, Business, media and public service professionals 8.4%.

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