Smith's Wood Demographics (Solihull, England)

Smith's Wood is a ward in Solihull of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Castle Bromwich and Kingshurst.

In the 2011 census the population of Smith's Wood was 12,455 and is made up of approximately 53% females and 47% males.

The average age of people in Smith's Wood is 36, while the median age is lower at 35.

93.8% of people living in Smith's Wood were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.2% Ireland, 0.8% Jamaica, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% Wales, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% India, 0.2% South Africa, 0.1% Nigeria, 0.1% Zimbabwe.

98.7% of people living in Smith's Wood speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% French, 0.2% Polish, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Panjabi, 0.1% Shona, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% Igbo, 0.1% Gujarati, 0.1% Pashto.

The religious make up of Smith's Wood is 60.7% Christian, 30.8% No religion, 0.7% Muslim, 0.3% Sikh, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.2% Hindu. 832 people did not state a religion. 24 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

35.7% of people are married, 11.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 34.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.7% are separated or divorced. There are 770 widowed people living in Smith's Wood.

The top occupations listed by people in Smith's Wood are Elementary 18.7%, Elementary administration and service 16.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 13.3%, Skilled trades 12.5%, Process, plant and machine operatives 12.3%, Administrative and secretarial 12.1%, Sales and customer service 10.8%, Caring personal service 10.4%, Administrative 9.6%, Sales 8.9%.