Gorton South Demographics (Manchester, England)

Gorton South is a ward in Manchester of North West, England and includes areas of Belle Vue, Ryder Brow, Gorton, Brook Green, Sandfold, Debdale, Parrs Wood, Broom Lane End, Green End, Shaw Brook, Alma Park, South Levenshulme, East Didsbury, Levenshulme, Levenshulme Trading Estate, Plasman Industrial Centre and Buffoline Trading Estate.

In the 2011 census the population of Gorton South was 19,615 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Gorton South is 32, while the median age is lower at 30.

67.4% of people living in Gorton South were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 9.4% Pakistan, 2.1% Ireland, 2.0% Nigeria, 0.9% Scotland, 0.9% Zimbabwe, 0.8% Jamaica, 0.8% India, 0.8% Ghana, 0.7% Bangladesh.

78.6% of people living in Gorton South speak English. The other top languages spoken are 7.2% Urdu, 2.0% Polish, 1.5% Panjabi, 1.0% Pashto, 0.8% Bengali, 0.6% Arabic, 0.6% Kurdish, 0.6% All other Chinese, 0.5% Persian/Farsi.

The religious make up of Gorton South is 48.6% Christian, 22.1% Muslim, 19.8% No religion, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.4% Hindu, 0.3% Sikh, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Jewish.

1,451 people did not state a religion. 39 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

32.9% of people are married, 11.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 35.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.0% are separated or divorced. There are 933 widowed people living in Gorton South.

The top occupations listed by people in Gorton South are Elementary 17.9%, Elementary administration and service 16.1%, Professional 12.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 12.5%, Sales and customer service 12.1%, Administrative and secretarial 10.4%, Skilled trades 9.7%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.4%, Associate professional and technical 9.4%, Caring personal service 9.1%.

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