Upton Demographics (Wirral, England)

Upton is a ward in Wirral of North West, England and includes areas of Upton.

In the 2011 census the population of Upton was 16,130 and is made up of approximately 53% females and 47% males.

The average age of people in Upton is 42, while the median age is also 42.

93.5% of people living in Upton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.3% Wales, 0.9% Scotland, 0.6% India, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Philippines, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.1% Pakistan, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% North Africa.

98.7% of people living in Upton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Malayalam, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% French, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% German.

The religious make up of Upton is 73.4% Christian, 18.4% No religion, 0.4% Muslim, 0.3% Hindu, 0.3% Buddhist. 1,085 people did not state a religion. 44 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

40.9% of people are married, 9.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 27.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.0% are separated or divorced. There are 1,132 widowed people living in Upton.

The top occupations listed by people in Upton are Professional 14.6%, Elementary 13.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 12.3%, Administrative and secretarial 12.0%, Skilled trades 11.7%, Elementary administration and service 11.5%, Associate professional and technical 10.0%, Caring personal service 9.6%, Sales and customer service 9.5%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.4%.