Wheatley Demographics (South Oxfordshire, England)

Wheatley is a ward in South Oxfordshire of South East, England and includes areas of Horspath, Waterperry Common, Holton, Townsend, Stanton St. John, Woodperry, Ladder Hill, Waterperry, Wheatley, Forest Hill, Horton-Cum-Studley, Littleworth, Milton Common and Waterstock.

In the 2011 census the population of Wheatley was 5,291 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Wheatley is 44, while the median age is higher at 46.

88.4% of people living in Wheatley were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.5% Scotland, 1.1% Wales, 0.9% Ireland, 0.6% United States, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.5% South Africa, 0.3% South America, 0.3% India, 0.2% Nigeria.

96.7% of people living in Wheatley speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.7% Polish, 0.4% French, 0.3% German, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% Portuguese, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Danish, 0.1% Japanese.

The religious make up of Wheatley is 67.3% Christian, 23.1% No religion, 0.4% Hindu, 0.3% Muslim, 0.2% Jewish, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Atheist. 386 people did not state a religion. 20 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

54.3% of people are married, 12.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.2% are separated or divorced. There are 231 widowed people living in Wheatley.

The top occupations listed by people in Wheatley are Professional 23.7%, Skilled trades 13.6%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.1%, Associate professional and technical 11.9%, Administrative and secretarial 11.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.3%, Corporate managers and directors 7.6%, Teaching and educational professionals 7.5%, Teaching and Educational Professionals 7.5%, Elementary 7.4%.

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