Whalley Range Demographics (Manchester, England)

Whalley Range is a ward in Manchester of North West, England and includes areas of Alexandra Park, Manley Park, Darley Park, Gorse Hill, Brooks Bar, Whalley Range, Hough End, Hardy, Chorlton Cum Hardy, Chorlton Business Centre, Barlow Moor, Albany Trading Estate, Chorltonville, Whitemoss, Chorlton-Cum-Hardy and Longford Park.

In the 2011 census the population of Whalley Range was 15,430 and is made up of approximately 49% females and 51% males.

The average age of people in Whalley Range is 34, while the median age is lower at 31.

63.3% of people living in Whalley Range were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 9.7% Pakistan, 2.0% India, 1.7% Jamaica, 1.5% Ireland, 1.2% Scotland, 1.1% Somalia, 1.1% Wales, 1.0% North Africa, 0.9% Northern Ireland.

77.8% of people living in Whalley Range speak English. The other top languages spoken are 5.8% Urdu, 3.1% Panjabi, 2.8% Arabic, 2.6% Polish, 0.8% Somali, 0.6% Kurdish, 0.5% German, 0.5% Spanish, 0.4% French.

The religious make up of Whalley Range is 32.7% Muslim, 30.2% Christian, 24.5% No religion, 1.2% Sikh, 1.0% Hindu, 0.9% Buddhist, 0.3% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic. 1,226 people did not state a religion. 65 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 3 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

32.4% of people are married, 11.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 2.1% live with a partner of the same sex, 40.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.5% are separated or divorced. There are 611 widowed people living in Whalley Range.

The top occupations listed by people in Whalley Range are Professional 27.2%, Associate professional and technical 15.9%, Administrative and secretarial 10.0%, Sales and customer service 9.8%, Elementary 9.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 8.6%, Elementary administration and service 8.4%, Teaching and educational professionals 8.2%, Teaching and Educational Professionals 8.2%, Business, media and public service professionals 7.8%.