Sparkbrook Demographics (Birmingham, England)

Sparkbrook is a ward in Birmingham of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Camp Hill, Sparkbrook, Balsall Heath, Sparkhill, New Shires Industrial Estate and Cannon Hill.

In the 2011 census the population of Sparkbrook was 32,415 and is made up of approximately 49% females and 51% males.

The average age of people in Sparkbrook is 30, while the median age is lower at 26.

56.7% of people living in Sparkbrook were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 16.9% Pakistan, 3.6% Bangladesh, 2.1% India, 2.1% Somalia, 1.5% Jamaica, 0.9% Ireland, 0.7% Kenya, 0.6% North Africa, 0.5% China.

61.9% of people living in Sparkbrook speak English. The other top languages spoken are 10.8% Urdu, 6.1% Arabic, 4.1% Bengali, 4.0% Panjabi, 2.5% Pakistani Pahari, 2.1% Somali, 1.7% Pashto, 1.2% Gujarati, 1.0% South Asian Language.

The religious make up of Sparkbrook is 70.2% Muslim, 13.6% Christian, 6.0% No religion, 2.0% Sikh, 1.6% Hindu, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish. 1,818 people did not state a religion. 20 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 3 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

41.2% of people are married, 3.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 35.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.8% are separated or divorced. There are 1,103 widowed people living in Sparkbrook.

The top occupations listed by people in Sparkbrook are Elementary 18.3%, Elementary administration and service 14.9%, Professional 13.7%, Process, plant and machine operatives 12.2%, Sales and customer service 11.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.6%, Skilled trades 10.0%, Sales 9.3%, Administrative and secretarial 9.2%, Caring personal service 8.9%.

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