Alexandra Demographics (Oldham, England)

Alexandra is a ward in Oldham of North West, England and includes areas of Glodwick, Oldham Edge, The Spindals, Moorhey, Primrose Bank, Mumps, Sarah Moor, Townfield, Rhodes Bank, Cold Hurst, Hollins Green, Fitton Hill, Coppice, Fenny Hill, Nimble Nook, Cowhill, Werneth, Copster Hill and Hathershaw.

In the 2011 census the population of Alexandra was 12,145 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Alexandra is 34, while the median age is lower at 30.

78.7% of people living in Alexandra were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 9.1% Pakistan, 1.3% Bangladesh, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% Ireland, 0.6% India, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Nigeria, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.3% Wales.

82.7% of people living in Alexandra speak English. The other top languages spoken are 4.8% Urdu, 4.4% Panjabi, 1.7% Bengali, 1.4% Polish, 0.5% Gujarati, 0.4% Kurdish, 0.3% Czech, 0.3% Portuguese, 0.3% Pashto.

The religious make up of Alexandra is 48.5% Christian, 26.4% Muslim, 17.4% No religion, 0.9% Hindu, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Sikh. 733 people did not state a religion. 27 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 6 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

35.5% of people are married, 10.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.1% live with a partner of the same sex, 31.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 12.4% are separated or divorced. There are 721 widowed people living in Alexandra.

The top occupations listed by people in Alexandra are Elementary 20.0%, Elementary administration and service 15.7%, Process, plant and machine operatives 14.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 12.9%, Skilled trades 12.6%, Sales and customer service 10.8%, Caring personal service 10.8%, Sales 9.3%, Caring Personal Services 8.1%, Professional 8.0%.

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