Soho and Victoria Demographics (Sandwell, England)

Soho and Victoria is a ward in Sandwell of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Warley, French Walls and Middlemore Industrial Estate.

In the 2011 census the population of Soho and Victoria was 15,042 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Soho and Victoria is 31, while the median age is lower at 29.

56.6% of people living in Soho and Victoria were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 9.2% India, 8.5% Pakistan, 4.1% Jamaica, 2.0% Somalia, 1.0% Zimbabwe, 0.9% Bangladesh, 0.6% Ireland, 0.6% Nigeria, 0.4% Iran.

67.4% of people living in Soho and Victoria speak English. The other top languages spoken are 8.7% Panjabi, 5.7% Urdu, 2.6% Polish, 1.9% Somali, 1.6% Kurdish, 1.4% Pakistani Pahari, 1.1% Bengali, 1.0% Persian/Farsi, 0.9% Pashto.

The religious make up of Soho and Victoria is 33.9% Muslim, 33.8% Christian, 14.5% Sikh, 8.7% No religion, 2.7% Hindu, 0.3% Buddhist. 825 people did not state a religion. 12 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

37.3% of people are married, 6.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 34.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.5% are separated or divorced. There are 682 widowed people living in Soho and Victoria.

The top occupations listed by people in Soho and Victoria are Elementary 20.0%, Elementary administration and service 15.7%, Process, plant and machine operatives 14.6%, Professional 12.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.6%, Sales and customer service 11.1%, Caring personal service 9.3%, Sales 8.9%, Skilled trades 8.6%, Associate professional and technical 8.2%.

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