Denton South Demographics (Tameside, England)

Denton South is a ward in Tameside of North West, England and includes areas of Haughton Green, Denton, Clough Fold, Guide Bridge, Dane Bank, Castle Hill, Haughton Dale, Dunkirk, Broomstair, Knott Fold and Hyde.

In the 2011 census the population of Denton South was 11,074 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

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

94.2% of people living in Denton South were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.0% Scotland, 0.8% Ireland, 0.5% Wales, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Nigeria, 0.2% China, 0.1% India, 0.1% Philippines, 0.1% Zimbabwe.

98.4% of people living in Denton South speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.5% Polish, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Gujarati, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Scots.

The religious make up of Denton South is 67.7% Christian, 24.8% No religion, 0.6% Muslim, 0.2% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Sikh. 630 people did not state a religion. 25 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 3 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

38.8% of people are married, 12.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 26.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.3% are separated or divorced. There are 770 widowed people living in Denton South.

The top occupations listed by people in Denton South are Administrative and secretarial 13.9%, Skilled trades 13.0%, Elementary 12.2%, Sales and customer service 12.1%, Administrative 11.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.9%, Process, plant and machine operatives 10.6%, Elementary administration and service 10.5%, Associate professional and technical 10.3%, Professional 9.8%.

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