Saddleworth West and Lees Demographics (Oldham, England)

Saddleworth West and Lees is a ward in Oldham of North West, England and includes areas of Lees, Lydgate, Grotton, Springhead, Scouthead, Austerlands, Roaches, Quick Edge, Holts, Quick, Grasscroft, Walkers Farm, Knowsley, Top O' Th' Meadows, Waterhead, Greenacres, County End, Shelderslow, Stone Breaks, Leesfield and Hey.

In the 2011 census the population of Saddleworth West and Lees was 11,094 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

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

95.7% of people living in Saddleworth West and Lees were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 0.7% Scotland, 0.4% Wales, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Pakistan, 0.2% India, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% United States, 0.1% Australia.

99.0% of people living in Saddleworth West and Lees speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Polish, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% Panjabi, 0.1% Kurdish.

The religious make up of Saddleworth West and Lees is 74.7% Christian, 18.4% No religion, 0.7% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Hindu. 607 people did not state a religion. 17 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 3 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

46.5% of people are married, 14.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 22.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.5% are separated or divorced. There are 567 widowed people living in Saddleworth West and Lees.

The top occupations listed by people in Saddleworth West and Lees are Professional 16.6%, Skilled trades 13.8%, Administrative and secretarial 13.1%, Associate professional and technical 12.7%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.5%, Administrative 9.8%, Elementary 8.2%, Caring personal service 8.1%, Corporate managers and directors 7.6%.

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