Olton Demographics (Solihull, England)

Olton is a ward in Solihull of West Midlands, England.

In the 2011 census the population of Olton was 12,167 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Olton is 43, while the median age is higher at 44.

86.7% of people living in Olton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.1% India, 1.7% Ireland, 1.2% Wales, 1.1% Scotland, 1.1% Pakistan, 0.6% Kenya, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Bangladesh, 0.2% Australia.

95.7% of people living in Olton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.0% Panjabi, 0.6% Urdu, 0.6% Gujarati, 0.3% Polish, 0.2% Tamil, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% French, 0.1% Hindi, 0.1% Arabic.

The religious make up of Olton is 64.0% Christian, 18.1% No religion, 5.3% Muslim, 2.9% Hindu, 2.7% Sikh, 0.3% Jewish, 0.1% Buddhist. 746 people did not state a religion. 23 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

52.6% of people are married, 7.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 23.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.7% are separated or divorced. There are 548 widowed people living in Olton.

The top occupations listed by people in Olton are Professional 25.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.8%, Associate professional and technical 13.4%, Administrative and secretarial 13.0%, Corporate managers and directors 9.7%, Administrative 9.6%, Business and public service associate professionals 8.0%, Sales and customer service 7.8%, Skilled trades 7.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.1%.

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