Ketley and Oakengates Demographics (Telford and Wrekin, England)

Ketley and Oakengates is a ward in Telford and Wrekin of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Red Lake, Oakengates, Wrockwardine Wood, Trench, Hartshill, Wombridge, Teague's Bridge, Beveley, Ketley, Hadley, St. George's, St. Georges and Priorslee.

In the 2011 census the population of Ketley and Oakengates was 9,545 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Ketley and Oakengates is 40, while the median age is also 40.

91.5% of people living in Ketley and Oakengates were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.7% Wales, 1.2% Scotland, 0.7% India, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.1% Hong Kong , 0.1% Australia, 0.1% Jamaica.

96.9% of people living in Ketley and Oakengates speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.1% Polish, 0.6% Panjabi, 0.2% Slovak, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Latvian, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% Lithuanian, 0.1% German, 0.1% Urdu.

The religious make up of Ketley and Oakengates is 64.8% Christian, 26.1% No religion, 1.0% Sikh, 0.5% Muslim, 0.4% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Agnostic. 569 people did not state a religion. 36 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

45.0% of people are married, 15.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.1% live with a partner of the same sex, 22.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.5% are separated or divorced. There are 525 widowed people living in Ketley and Oakengates.

The top occupations listed by people in Ketley and Oakengates are Skilled trades 14.2%, Elementary 14.1%, Administrative and secretarial 11.6%, Process, plant and machine operatives 11.3%, Elementary administration and service 10.9%, Associate professional and technical 10.9%, Professional 10.8%, Sales and customer service 9.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.5%, Administrative 9.2%.

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