Birkdale Demographics (Sefton, England)

Birkdale is a ward in Sefton of North West, England and includes areas of Hillside.

In the 2011 census the population of Birkdale was 13,161 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Birkdale is 40, while the median age is higher at 42.

92.2% of people living in Birkdale were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.9% Scotland, 0.9% Wales, 0.6% Ireland, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.2% United States, 0.2% South Africa, 0.1% Hong Kong , 0.1% Nigeria, 0.1% Australia.

98.6% of people living in Birkdale speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Polish, 0.1% Latvian, 0.1% French, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Lithuanian, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Thai.

The religious make up of Birkdale is 71.0% Christian, 20.9% No religion, 0.4% Jewish, 0.3% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Humanist. 844 people did not state a religion. 41 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 4 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

49.6% of people are married, 9.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 23.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.2% are separated or divorced. There are 822 widowed people living in Birkdale.

The top occupations listed by people in Birkdale are Professional 18.5%, Administrative and secretarial 12.6%, Skilled trades 11.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.2%, Associate professional and technical 11.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.4%, Sales and customer service 9.7%, Administrative 9.5%, Elementary 9.3%, Caring personal service 8.8%.

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