Sherwood Demographics (Nottingham, England)

Sherwood is a ward in Nottingham of East Midlands, England and includes areas of Sherwood, Woodthorpe, Carrington and Arnold.

In the 2011 census the population of Sherwood was 15,414 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Sherwood is 38, while the median age is lower at 37.

82.6% of people living in Sherwood were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.6% Scotland, 1.3% India, 1.2% Pakistan, 1.1% Jamaica, 0.9% Ireland, 0.8% Wales, 0.6% Zimbabwe, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Nigeria.

91.8% of people living in Sherwood speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.0% Polish, 0.8% Urdu, 0.5% Panjabi, 0.3% Arabic, 0.2% Malayalam, 0.2% African language, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% French, 0.2% Persian/Farsi.

The religious make up of Sherwood is 44.6% Christian, 37.6% No religion, 4.7% Muslim, 1.2% Sikh, 0.9% Hindu, 0.6% Buddhist, 0.3% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist. 1,296 people did not state a religion. 81 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

33.0% of people are married, 14.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 34.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.5% are separated or divorced. There are 890 widowed people living in Sherwood.

The top occupations listed by people in Sherwood are Professional 25.8%, Associate professional and technical 13.8%, Elementary 10.5%, Administrative and secretarial 9.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.3%, Elementary administration and service 8.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 8.8%, Teaching and educational professionals 8.5%, Teaching and Educational Professionals 8.5%, Skilled trades 8.2%.