Wath Demographics (Rotherham, England)

Wath is a ward in Rotherham of Yorkshire and The Humber, England and includes areas of Wath-Upon-Dearne, Gore Hill, Brampton Bierlow, Melton Green, Dearne Valley, Wath Upon Dearne, West Melton, Bowbroom, Swinton, Swinton Bridge, Bow Broom and Piccadilly.

In the 2011 census the population of Wath was 11,816 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

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

96.2% of people living in Wath were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 0.7% Scotland, 0.4% Wales, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.1% Northern Ireland, 0.1% India, 0.1% Iran, 0.1% North Africa, 0.1% Australia.

98.7% of people living in Wath speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Polish, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Shona, 0.1% West/Central Asian Language, 0.1% British sign language.

The religious make up of Wath is 71.2% Christian, 21.1% No religion, 0.5% Muslim, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic. 755 people did not state a religion. 26 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

49.4% of people are married, 12.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.8% are separated or divorced. There are 557 widowed people living in Wath.

The top occupations listed by people in Wath are Professional 14.0%, Sales and customer service 13.5%, Skilled trades 12.5%, Elementary 11.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.7%, Administrative and secretarial 10.4%, Associate professional and technical 9.9%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.8%, Elementary administration and service 9.1%, Caring personal service 8.7%.

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