Selly Oak Demographics (Birmingham, England)

Selly Oak is a ward in Birmingham of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Selly Oak, Ten Acres, Stirchley Street, Bournbrook, Selly Park and Hazelwell.

In the 2011 census the population of Selly Oak was 25,885 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Selly Oak is 30, while the median age is lower at 22.

74.9% of people living in Selly Oak were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.1% China, 2.0% India, 1.5% Ireland, 1.5% Wales, 1.3% Pakistan, 0.9% Scotland, 0.8% Nigeria, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.5% Bangladesh.

87.4% of people living in Selly Oak speak English. The other top languages spoken are 3.0% All other Chinese, 0.6% Urdu, 0.6% Panjabi, 0.6% Arabic, 0.6% Malay, 0.6% Bengali, 0.5% Polish, 0.4% French, 0.3% Persian/Farsi.

The religious make up of Selly Oak is 43.7% Christian, 33.4% No religion, 7.4% Muslim, 3.1% Hindu, 1.7% Sikh, 1.5% Jewish, 1.0% Buddhist, 0.2% Agnostic.

1,616 people did not state a religion. 203 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 18 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

19.7% of people are married, 5.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 65.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 3.9% are separated or divorced. There are 591 widowed people living in Selly Oak.

The top occupations listed by people in Selly Oak are Professional 25.6%, Elementary 14.4%, Associate professional and technical 14.4%, Elementary administration and service 13.9%, Sales and customer service 11.4%, Administrative and secretarial 9.8%, Sales 9.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.5%, Sales Assistants and Retail Cashiers 8.3%, Teaching and educational professionals 7.8%.

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