Soho Demographics (Birmingham, England)

Soho is a ward in Birmingham of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Hockley, Handsworth, Middlemore Industrial Estate, St. Silas, St. George, Gib Heath, All Saints, Winson Green, Soho, Merryhill, Edgbaston, St. Cuthbert's, Rotton Park, Summerfield and Summerfield Park.

In the 2011 census the population of Soho was 30,317 and is made up of approximately 49% females and 51% males.

The average age of people in Soho is 31, while the median age is lower at 29.

57.7% of people living in Soho were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 9.4% India, 6.8% Pakistan, 5.6% Jamaica, 1.7% Bangladesh, 1.2% Somalia, 1.0% Ireland, 0.6% China, 0.6% Zimbabwe, 0.6% Nigeria.

70.1% of people living in Soho speak English. The other top languages spoken are 8.7% Panjabi, 4.1% Urdu, 2.3% Polish, 2.0% Bengali, 1.5% Pakistani Pahari, 1.3% Kurdish, 1.2% Somali, 0.6% All other Chinese, 0.5% Arabic.

The religious make up of Soho is 34.8% Christian, 29.4% Muslim, 11.3% Sikh, 10.2% No religion, 4.5% Hindu, 0.7% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish.

2,209 people did not state a religion. 34 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

34.2% of people are married, 5.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 39.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.1% are separated or divorced. There are 1,263 widowed people living in Soho.

The top occupations listed by people in Soho are Elementary 20.8%, Elementary administration and service 15.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 12.5%, Professional 11.9%, Process, plant and machine operatives 11.6%, Administrative and secretarial 10.5%, Caring personal service 10.1%, Sales and customer service 9.6%, Skilled trades 8.9%, Administrative 8.3%.

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