Ashton upon Mersey Demographics (Trafford, England)

Ashton upon Mersey is a ward in Trafford of North West, England and includes areas of Woodheys, Ashton Upon Mersey, Sale Moor, Oakfield and Moor Nook.

In the 2011 census the population of Ashton upon Mersey was 9,693 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Ashton upon Mersey is 41, while the median age is also 41.

89.2% of people living in Ashton upon Mersey were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.6% Scotland, 1.5% Ireland, 1.3% Wales, 0.6% Northern Ireland, 0.4% India, 0.3% Iran, 0.3% United States, 0.2% China, 0.2% Hong Kong .

97.1% of people living in Ashton upon Mersey speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.5% Polish, 0.3% All other Chinese, 0.2% Persian/Farsi, 0.2% Arabic, 0.2% French, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Panjabi, 0.1% Slovak.

The religious make up of Ashton upon Mersey is 68.2% Christian, 21.7% No religion, 1.6% Muslim, 0.5% Hindu, 0.5% Jewish, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Atheist. 599 people did not state a religion. 31 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

51.2% of people are married, 10.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 21.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.7% are separated or divorced. There are 470 widowed people living in Ashton upon Mersey.

The top occupations listed by people in Ashton upon Mersey are Professional 26.3%, Associate professional and technical 16.1%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.0%, Administrative and secretarial 12.3%, Administrative 9.3%, Business and public service associate professionals 9.2%, Corporate managers and directors 8.9%, Skilled trades 8.3%, Sales and customer service 8.0%, Business, media and public service professionals 7.6%.