Wigston St Wolstan's Demographics (Oadby and Wigston, England)

Wigston St Wolstan's is a ward in Oadby and Wigston of East Midlands, England and includes areas of Wigston Fields.

In the 2011 census the population of Wigston St Wolstan's was 6,572 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Wigston St Wolstan's is 44, while the median age is higher at 45.

87.7% of people living in Wigston St Wolstan's were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.4% India, 1.4% Kenya, 1.1% Scotland, 0.7% Ireland, 0.7% Wales, 0.5% Pakistan, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Bangladesh, 0.2% United States.

94.9% of people living in Wigston St Wolstan's speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.7% Panjabi, 1.6% Gujarati, 0.3% Urdu, 0.2% Malayalam, 0.2% Polish, 0.2% German, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Serbian/Croatian/Bosnian, 0.1% All other Chinese.

The religious make up of Wigston St Wolstan's is 56.5% Christian, 22.2% No religion, 5.9% Hindu, 5.2% Sikh, 3.1% Muslim, 0.2% Jewish, 0.2% Buddhist.

402 people did not state a religion. 23 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

54.5% of people are married, 8.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.3% are separated or divorced. There are 277 widowed people living in Wigston St Wolstan's.

The top occupations listed by people in Wigston St Wolstan's are Professional 15.3%, Administrative and secretarial 14.7%, Associate professional and technical 14.0%, Skilled trades 12.4%, Administrative 11.1%, Elementary 9.9%, Sales and customer service 9.0%, Elementary administration and service 9.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.7%, Managers, directors and senior officials 8.6%.

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