The Nedge Demographics (Telford and Wrekin, England)

The Nedge is a ward in Telford and Wrekin of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Telford Town Centre, Malinslee, Langleyfield, Brookside, The Finger, Stirchley, Malins Lee, Dawley Bank Ind Est, Tweedale and Aqueduct.

In the 2011 census the population of The Nedge was 9,381 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in The Nedge is 36, while the median age is lower at 35.

85.5% of people living in The Nedge were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.1% India, 1.6% Wales, 1.6% Scotland, 1.5% Ghana, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% Hong Kong , 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Kenya.

94.0% of people living in The Nedge speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.1% Polish, 0.7% Panjabi, 0.5% Hungarian, 0.5% Akan, 0.4% Gujarati, 0.3% Slovak, 0.2% Latvian, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.2% Russian.

The religious make up of The Nedge is 54.9% Christian, 31.9% No religion, 2.2% Hindu, 1.3% Sikh, 1.1% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Agnostic. 681 people did not state a religion. 30 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 4 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

43.2% of people are married, 13.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 26.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.1% are separated or divorced. There are 572 widowed people living in The Nedge.

The top occupations listed by people in The Nedge are Elementary 16.8%, Process, plant and machine operatives 13.7%, Elementary administration and service 13.1%, Skilled trades 11.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.8%, Administrative and secretarial 10.5%, Professional 10.4%, Sales and customer service 10.4%, Associate professional and technical 9.1%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.8%.