Rusholme Demographics (Manchester, England)

Rusholme is a ward in Manchester of North West, England and includes areas of Victoria Park, Alma Park, Alexandra Park, Albert Park, Willow Bank, Rusholme, Dagenham Road Ind Est, Coston Park, West Point, Birchfields, Medlock, Plymouth Court Business Centre, Imex Business Park and Longsight.

In the 2011 census the population of Rusholme was 13,643 and is made up of approximately 47% females and 53% males.

The average age of people in Rusholme is 30, while the median age is lower at 24.

56.4% of people living in Rusholme were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 9.4% Pakistan, 4.5% Bangladesh, 3.6% India, 1.7% Ireland, 1.5% Somalia, 1.2% China, 1.2% Scotland, 1.1% Northern Ireland, 0.9% Jamaica.

71.0% of people living in Rusholme speak English. The other top languages spoken are 5.7% Urdu, 4.8% Bengali, 2.5% Arabic, 2.5% Panjabi, 1.1% All other Chinese, 1.1% Somali, 0.9% Malay, 0.8% Persian/Farsi, 0.7% Kurdish.

The religious make up of Rusholme is 37.9% Muslim, 29.6% Christian, 19.6% No religion, 2.9% Hindu, 0.9% Sikh, 0.9% Buddhist, 0.4% Jewish, 0.2% Atheist. 907 people did not state a religion. 57 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 7 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

26.4% of people are married, 5.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.2% live with a partner of the same sex, 53.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.1% are separated or divorced. There are 406 widowed people living in Rusholme.

The top occupations listed by people in Rusholme are Professional 19.8%, Elementary 17.2%, Elementary administration and service 16.4%, Sales and customer service 16.2%, Sales 12.9%, Sales Assistants and Retail Cashiers 11.2%, Associate professional and technical 11.0%, Administrative and secretarial 8.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.8%, Skilled trades 7.1%.

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