Longdendale Demographics (Tameside, England)

Longdendale is a ward in Tameside of North West, England and includes areas of Broadbottom, Mottram, Landslow Green, Roe Cross Ind Park, Hollingworth, Hattersley Ind Est, Hurst Clough, Werneth Low, Longdendale, Cheetham Fold, Leylands and Backbower.

In the 2011 census the population of Longdendale was 9,950 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Longdendale is 41, while the median age is higher at 43.

93.9% of people living in Longdendale were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.1% Scotland, 0.8% Ireland, 0.6% Wales, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% India, 0.2% United States, 0.1% Jamaica, 0.1% Bangladesh.

98.9% of people living in Longdendale speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Polish, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Gujarati, 0.1% Shona.

The religious make up of Longdendale is 64.8% Christian, 27.1% No religion, 0.7% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Jewish. 609 people did not state a religion. 25 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 6 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

41.4% of people are married, 12.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 25.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.8% are separated or divorced. There are 677 widowed people living in Longdendale.

The top occupations listed by people in Longdendale are Professional 14.6%, Skilled trades 12.3%, Administrative and secretarial 11.9%, Associate professional and technical 11.1%, Elementary 11.0%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.1%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.8%, Administrative 9.3%, Elementary administration and service 9.0%.

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