Meole Demographics (Shropshire, England)

Meole is a ward in Shropshire of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Meole Brace.

In the 2011 census the population of Meole was 4,375 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Meole is 42, while the median age is higher at 43.

89.8% of people living in Meole were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.5% Wales, 1.1% Scotland, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.2% United States, 0.2% Iran, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% India.

98.5% of people living in Meole speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Polish, 0.1% Thai, 0.1% German, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Romanian, 0.1% Lithuanian.

The religious make up of Meole is 65.3% Christian, 24.4% No religion, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Muslim, 0.1% Jewish.

369 people did not state a religion. 26 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

51.6% of people are married, 8.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 22.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.3% are separated or divorced. There are 221 widowed people living in Meole.

The top occupations listed by people in Meole are Professional 19.6%, Elementary 12.6%, Skilled trades 12.2%, Elementary administration and service 11.3%, Associate professional and technical 11.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.1%, Administrative and secretarial 9.8%, Sales and customer service 9.7%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.4%, Sales 8.9%.