Oxton Demographics (Wirral, England)

Oxton is a ward in Wirral of North West, England and includes areas of Oxton.

In the 2011 census the population of Oxton was 14,232 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Oxton is 42, while the median age is higher at 43.

92.5% of people living in Oxton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Wales, 1.0% Scotland, 0.7% Ireland, 0.5% India, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Hong Kong , 0.2% United States, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% China.

98.2% of people living in Oxton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Polish, 0.2% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Malayalam, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% French, 0.1% Romanian, 0.1% German.

The religious make up of Oxton is 71.1% Christian, 20.7% No religion, 0.5% Muslim, 0.4% Hindu, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Atheist. 894 people did not state a religion. 39 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

43.9% of people are married, 10.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 26.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.8% are separated or divorced. There are 1,020 widowed people living in Oxton.

The top occupations listed by people in Oxton are Professional 21.6%, Administrative and secretarial 13.9%, Associate professional and technical 12.9%, Administrative 11.0%, Skilled trades 10.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.6%, Elementary 7.6%, Sales and customer service 7.4%, Caring personal service 7.0%.