Billesley Demographics (Birmingham, England)

Billesley is a ward in Birmingham of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Moseley, Kings Heath, Maypole, Highters Heath, Warstock, Solihull Lodge, Brandwood End, Yardley Wood, Billesley Common, Springfield, Alcester Lane's End and Walkers Heath.

In the 2011 census the population of Billesley was 26,536 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Billesley is 38, while the median age is lower at 37.

86.6% of people living in Billesley were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.1% Pakistan, 2.1% Ireland, 1.2% India, 0.6% Jamaica, 0.6% Scotland, 0.6% Wales, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.5% Kenya, 0.2% Zimbabwe.

93.8% of people living in Billesley speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.3% Urdu, 0.9% Panjabi, 0.5% Gujarati, 0.4% Polish, 0.4% Arabic, 0.3% Bengali, 0.2% Somali, 0.2% Pakistani Pahari, 0.1% Hindi.

The religious make up of Billesley is 56.2% Christian, 22.6% No religion, 9.9% Muslim, 2.0% Sikh, 1.7% Hindu, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish.

1,681 people did not state a religion. 76 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 8 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

38.1% of people are married, 11.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 32.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.7% are separated or divorced. There are 1,454 widowed people living in Billesley.

The top occupations listed by people in Billesley are Professional 13.8%, Elementary 13.3%, Administrative and secretarial 12.6%, Skilled trades 12.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.6%, Elementary administration and service 11.5%, Associate professional and technical 10.3%, Administrative 9.9%, Caring personal service 9.4%, Sales and customer service 9.3%.