Shepshed West Demographics (Charnwood, England)

Shepshed West is a ward in Charnwood of East Midlands, England and includes areas of Nanpantan, Finney Hill, Osgathorpe, Charley, Shepshed and Belton.

In the 2011 census the population of Shepshed West was 6,986 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Shepshed West is 41, while the median age is higher at 42.

94.3% of people living in Shepshed West were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.1% Scotland, 0.8% Wales, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% United States, 0.1% Australia, 0.1% India, 0.1% Philippines.

99.3% of people living in Shepshed West speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.1% Polish.

The religious make up of Shepshed West is 66.2% Christian, 26.2% No religion, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Muslim, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Jewish. 431 people did not state a religion. 16 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

51.5% of people are married, 12.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.0% are separated or divorced. There are 335 widowed people living in Shepshed West.

The top occupations listed by people in Shepshed West are Skilled trades 14.0%, Professional 13.8%, Administrative and secretarial 12.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.7%, Associate professional and technical 11.6%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.0%, Elementary 9.6%, Administrative 9.3%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.2%, Caring personal service 9.0%.