Ashton Hurst Demographics (Tameside, England)

Ashton Hurst is a ward in Tameside of North West, England and includes areas of Hurst Knoll, Holebottom, Alt Hill, Limehurst, Smallshaw, Park Bridge, Parkbridge, Wilshaw, Hartshead Green, Hazelhurst, Lily Lanes, The Ladysmith, Wednesfield and Hartshead.

In the 2011 census the population of Ashton Hurst was 11,503 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Ashton Hurst is 40, while the median age is higher at 41.

88.7% of people living in Ashton Hurst were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.9% India, 1.8% Pakistan, 0.9% Kenya, 0.7% Scotland, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Wales, 0.4% Ireland, 0.2% Bangladesh, 0.2% Africa not otherwise specified.

93.4% of people living in Ashton Hurst speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.9% Gujarati, 1.0% Urdu, 0.9% Polish, 0.7% Panjabi, 0.3% Bengali, 0.2% African language, 0.2% Italian, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese.

The religious make up of Ashton Hurst is 62.3% Christian, 20.2% No religion, 6.0% Muslim, 5.1% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish. 622 people did not state a religion. 15 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 5 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

46.7% of people are married, 10.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 25.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.4% are separated or divorced. There are 593 widowed people living in Ashton Hurst.

The top occupations listed by people in Ashton Hurst are Administrative and secretarial 13.6%, Professional 12.4%, Sales and customer service 12.2%, Elementary 11.7%, Associate professional and technical 10.8%, Skilled trades 10.4%, Administrative 10.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.8%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.8%, Sales 9.8%.

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