Coldhurst Demographics (Oldham, England)

Coldhurst is a ward in Oldham of North West, England and includes areas of Chadderton, Firwood Park, Werneth, Elk Mill Retail Park, Street Bridge, Shiloh, Long Sight, Westwood, Chadderton Fold, Acres, Elk Mill Ind Est, Royal Oldham, Westhulme, Mills Hill, Northmoor, Busk and Holden Fold.

In the 2011 census the population of Coldhurst was 13,201 and is made up of approximately 49% females and 51% males.

The average age of people in Coldhurst is 30, while the median age is lower at 27.

63.4% of people living in Coldhurst were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 26.9% Bangladesh, 1.5% Pakistan, 0.8% India, 0.5% Scotland, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.4% Somalia, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Jamaica, 0.3% Philippines.

57.5% of people living in Coldhurst speak English. The other top languages spoken are 36.2% Bengali, 0.9% Urdu, 0.5% Panjabi, 0.4% African language, 0.4% Polish, 0.4% Kurdish, 0.3% Somali, 0.3% Tigrinya, 0.3% Persian/Farsi.

The religious make up of Coldhurst is 64.2% Muslim, 24.0% Christian, 5.8% No religion, 0.9% Hindu, 0.1% Buddhist.

630 people did not state a religion. 9 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

42.1% of people are married, 5.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 31.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.7% are separated or divorced. There are 555 widowed people living in Coldhurst.

The top occupations listed by people in Coldhurst are Elementary 23.5%, Elementary administration and service 20.4%, Skilled trades 18.0%, Textiles, printing and other skilled trades 13.1%, Food Preparation and Hospitality Trades 12.7%, Sales and customer service 11.5%, Process, plant and machine operatives 10.0%, Sales 9.1%, Professional 8.9%, Sales Assistants and Retail Cashiers 8.3%.

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