Wyken Demographics (Coventry, England)

Wyken is a ward in Coventry of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Binley, Binley Colliery Village, Binley Woods, Leofric Business Park and Binley Industrial Estate.

In the 2011 census the population of Wyken was 16,818 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Wyken is 39, while the median age is lower at 38.

81.7% of people living in Wyken were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 4.4% India, 1.6% Scotland, 1.5% Ireland, 1.0% Wales, 0.8% Philippines, 0.5% Kenya, 0.5% Zimbabwe, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Pakistan.

91.3% of people living in Wyken speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.2% Panjabi, 1.4% Polish, 0.6% Gujarati, 0.5% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.4% Malayalam, 0.3% Urdu, 0.3% Tamil, 0.2% Persian/Farsi, 0.2% French.

The religious make up of Wyken is 59.7% Christian, 20.8% No religion, 6.2% Sikh, 3.7% Hindu, 3.0% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist. 944 people did not state a religion. 45 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

48.2% of people are married, 10.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 24.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.6% are separated or divorced. There are 869 widowed people living in Wyken.

The top occupations listed by people in Wyken are Professional 17.3%, Elementary 13.3%, Administrative and secretarial 13.2%, Elementary administration and service 11.7%, Associate professional and technical 11.1%, Skilled trades 10.7%, Administrative 10.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.6%, Sales and customer service 8.8%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.6%.

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