Crompton Demographics (Oldham, England)

Crompton is a ward in Oldham of North West, England and includes areas of Shaw, Crompton Fold, Beal Hey, Top O' Th' Knowl, Small Brook, Laneside, Black Clough and Nook.

In the 2011 census the population of Crompton was 10,605 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Crompton is 43, while the median age is higher at 45.

94.8% of people living in Crompton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 0.7% Scotland, 0.7% Wales, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% Bangladesh, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% India, 0.2% Pakistan, 0.1% Australia, 0.1% Philippines.

98.6% of people living in Crompton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Bengali, 0.1% Panjabi, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Hungarian, 0.1% Lithuanian.

The religious make up of Crompton is 77.1% Christian, 14.9% No religion, 1.4% Muslim, 0.3% Hindu, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic. 603 people did not state a religion. 14 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 5 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

50.4% of people are married, 11.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 21.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.9% are separated or divorced. There are 527 widowed people living in Crompton.

The top occupations listed by people in Crompton are Professional 15.5%, Skilled trades 13.8%, Administrative and secretarial 13.3%, Associate professional and technical 11.5%, Elementary 10.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.0%, Administrative 9.8%, Elementary administration and service 9.5%, Caring personal service 7.9%.