Bishop's Castle Demographics (Shropshire, England)

Bishop's Castle is a ward in Shropshire of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Dogkennel, Banks Head, Bryn, Prolly Moor, Cefn Einion, Norbury, Hardwick, Wentnor, Linley, The Home, Colebatch, Eaton, Woodbatch, Medlicott, Seven Wells, Bishops Moat, Whitcot, The Cabin, Leasty, Lydham, Acton, More and Mainstone.

In the 2011 census the population of Bishop's Castle was 3,728 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Bishop's Castle is 45, while the median age is higher at 47.

88.2% of people living in Bishop's Castle were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 5.8% Wales, 0.9% Scotland, 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Australia, 0.2% Bangladesh, 0.2% India, 0.1% Ireland, 0.1% United States.

98.0% of people living in Bishop's Castle speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Polish, 0.2% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.2% Latvian, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% Turkish, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% German, 0.1% French, 0.1% Vietnamese.

The religious make up of Bishop's Castle is 64.4% Christian, 26.1% No religion, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.4% Muslim, 0.2% Agnostic, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist. 275 people did not state a religion. 4 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

50.1% of people are married, 12.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.5% are separated or divorced. There are 209 widowed people living in Bishop's Castle.

The top occupations listed by people in Bishop's Castle are Skilled trades 21.0%, Professional 13.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.1%, Elementary 11.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.9%, Caring personal service 9.4%, Associate professional and technical 9.1%, Skilled agricultural and related trades 8.3%, Agricultural and Related Trades 8.3%, Administrative and secretarial 7.7%.

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