Gorton North Demographics (Manchester, England)

Gorton North is a ward in Manchester of North West, England and includes areas of Belle Vue, Debdale, Brook Green, Ryder Brow, Sandfold, Gorton, Enterprise Trading Estate, Tavistock Industrial Estate, Abbey Hey, Froxmer Street Industrial Estate, Ardwick, North Levenshulme, Rushford, Chortlton Upon Medlock, Longsight, Gorton Brook, Crowcroft Park, Nutsford Vale, West Gorton, Vaughan Street Ind Est and Regal Ind Est.

In the 2011 census the population of Gorton North was 16,440 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Gorton North is 35, while the median age is lower at 33.

72.9% of people living in Gorton North were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.8% Nigeria, 3.2% Pakistan, 1.7% Ireland, 1.1% Scotland, 1.1% China, 0.9% Ghana, 0.7% Jamaica, 0.7% Zimbabwe, 0.5% India.

84.1% of people living in Gorton North speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.5% Urdu, 2.5% Polish, 0.9% All other Chinese, 0.8% French, 0.7% Panjabi, 0.7% Yoruba, 0.6% Arabic, 0.5% Czech, 0.5% Persian/Farsi.

The religious make up of Gorton North is 59.2% Christian, 21.2% No religion, 10.3% Muslim, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.3% Hindu, 0.3% Sikh, 0.2% Jewish. 1,244 people did not state a religion. 16 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 3 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

30.4% of people are married, 11.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.1% live with a partner of the same sex, 36.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 12.0% are separated or divorced. There are 992 widowed people living in Gorton North.

The top occupations listed by people in Gorton North are Elementary 20.1%, Elementary administration and service 18.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 13.6%, Sales and customer service 12.6%, Administrative and secretarial 11.6%, Caring personal service 10.1%, Skilled trades 9.9%, Sales 9.7%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.7%, Professional 9.4%.

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