Shaw Demographics (Oldham, England)

Shaw is a ward in Oldham of North West, England and includes areas of Shaw, Crompton Shaw, Shore Edge, Dog Hill, Top O' Th' Knowl, Beal Hey, Black Clough, Crompton Fold, Small Brook, Laneside and Nook.

In the 2011 census the population of Shaw was 10,460 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Shaw is 40, while the median age is higher at 41.

94.8% of people living in Shaw were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.1% Bangladesh, 0.7% Scotland, 0.5% Pakistan, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% Wales, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% United States, 0.2% India, 0.1% Zimbabwe.

97.5% of people living in Shaw speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.3% Bengali, 0.2% Urdu, 0.2% Panjabi, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Gujarati, 0.1% German.

The religious make up of Shaw is 72.0% Christian, 17.8% No religion, 3.6% Muslim, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Buddhist. 584 people did not state a religion. 31 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

44.8% of people are married, 13.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 23.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.6% are separated or divorced. There are 657 widowed people living in Shaw.

The top occupations listed by people in Shaw are Professional 14.2%, Administrative and secretarial 12.7%, Elementary 12.6%, Skilled trades 12.4%, Associate professional and technical 11.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.8%, Elementary administration and service 10.6%, Administrative 9.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.5%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.7%.