Whiston South Demographics (Knowsley, England)

Whiston South is a ward in Knowsley of North West, England and includes areas of Whiston, Platt's Bridge and Halsnead Park.

In the 2011 census the population of Whiston South was 7,355 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Whiston South is 39, while the median age is higher at 40.

96.2% of people living in Whiston South were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 0.8% Wales, 0.6% Scotland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% India, 0.1% Hong Kong , 0.1% Nigeria, 0.1% China.

99.1% of people living in Whiston South speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Any Sign Communication System, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Turkish, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Malayalam.

The religious make up of Whiston South is 80.1% Christian, 14.0% No religion, 0.2% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Jewish.

376 people did not state a religion. 5 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

45.7% of people are married, 10.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 26.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.6% are separated or divorced. There are 375 widowed people living in Whiston South.

The top occupations listed by people in Whiston South are Administrative and secretarial 13.1%, Skilled trades 12.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 12.7%, Professional 12.5%, Elementary 11.7%, Administrative 10.4%, Caring personal service 10.3%, Associate professional and technical 10.2%, Elementary administration and service 10.2%, Process, plant and machine operatives 10.2%.