Marple South Demographics (Stockport, England)

Marple South is a ward in Stockport of North West, England and includes areas of Marple, Marpleridge, Carrington Barn, Goyt Mill, Otters Pool, The Ridge, Ridge End Fold, Shepley Lane Ind Est, Doodfield, Strines, Turf Lea, Ridge End, Hawk Green, Marple Ridge, Roman Lakes, Doudfield, Windlehurst, Hazel Grove and High Lane.

In the 2011 census the population of Marple South was 11,409 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Marple South is 46, while the median age is higher at 49.

93.4% of people living in Marple South were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.5% Scotland, 0.9% Wales, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.2% India, 0.2% South Africa, 0.1% United States, 0.1% Pakistan, 0.1% Iran.

98.7% of people living in Marple South speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Polish, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% French, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% German.

The religious make up of Marple South is 66.8% Christian, 23.6% No religion, 0.6% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Agnostic. 870 people did not state a religion. 48 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 5 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

53.8% of people are married, 8.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 18.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.4% are separated or divorced. There are 643 widowed people living in Marple South.

The top occupations listed by people in Marple South are Professional 20.2%, Associate professional and technical 13.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.2%, Administrative and secretarial 13.0%, Skilled trades 11.4%, Administrative 9.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.6%, Corporate managers and directors 8.3%, Sales and customer service 7.6%, Business and public service associate professionals 7.3%.

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