Rowley Demographics (Sandwell, England)

Rowley is a ward in Sandwell of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Warley, Gadd's Green, Perry's Lake, Sledmere, Windmill End, Bumble Hole, Springfield Green, Rowley Village, Dudley Wood, Birch Tree Coppice, Bowling Green, Mushroom Green, New Village and Bellevue.

In the 2011 census the population of Rowley was 11,784 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Rowley is 38, while the median age is also 38.

94.3% of people living in Rowley were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 0.9% India, 0.8% Pakistan, 0.4% Wales, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.3% Jamaica, 0.1% Northern Ireland, 0.1% Kenya.

97.1% of people living in Rowley speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.8% Panjabi, 0.5% Urdu, 0.3% Polish, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Pashto, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Shona, 0.1% Latvian, 0.1% French.

The religious make up of Rowley is 62.8% Christian, 25.4% No religion, 2.8% Muslim, 1.8% Sikh, 0.5% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist. 724 people did not state a religion. 30 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

45.6% of people are married, 12.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 24.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.0% are separated or divorced. There are 553 widowed people living in Rowley.

The top occupations listed by people in Rowley are Skilled trades 14.3%, Elementary 13.2%, Process, plant and machine operatives 12.9%, Administrative and secretarial 12.9%, Sales and customer service 11.2%, Elementary administration and service 10.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.4%, Administrative 10.0%, Sales 8.9%, Professional 8.6%.