Sharston Demographics (Manchester, England)

Sharston is a ward in Manchester of North West, England and includes areas of Civic Centre, Newall Green, Wythenshawe, Kenworthy, Woodhouse Park, Hale Top, Hollin Lane, Heyhead, Sharston, Royal Green, Poundswick, Piper Hill, Heald Green, Etrop Green, Moss Nook, Crossacres, Brownley Green, Peel Hall, Shadow Moss, Royle Green, Bolshaw Outwood, Moor End, Ringway, Greencourts Business Park, Atlas Park, Ringway Trading Estate, Northenden and Sharston Industrial Area.

In the 2011 census the population of Sharston was 16,754 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Sharston is 36, while the median age is lower at 34.

84.1% of people living in Sharston were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.9% India, 1.3% Ireland, 1.1% Scotland, 1.0% Pakistan, 0.6% Wales, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Nigeria, 0.3% Iran, 0.3% Zimbabwe.

91.7% of people living in Sharston speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.3% Polish, 0.5% Urdu, 0.4% Arabic, 0.4% Malayalam, 0.3% All other languages, 0.3% Persian/Farsi, 0.3% All other Chinese, 0.3% Hindi, 0.3% French.

The religious make up of Sharston is 61.5% Christian, 26.1% No religion, 3.7% Muslim, 1.3% Hindu, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Sikh. 1,035 people did not state a religion. 48 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

31.5% of people are married, 13.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.1% live with a partner of the same sex, 34.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.5% are separated or divorced. There are 1,091 widowed people living in Sharston.

The top occupations listed by people in Sharston are Elementary 18.0%, Elementary administration and service 16.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 13.5%, Sales and customer service 12.0%, Professional 11.1%, Administrative and secretarial 10.2%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.4%, Associate professional and technical 9.4%, Skilled trades 9.3%, Caring personal service 9.2%.

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