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West Midlands : Region Level Demographics Composition Covering The Last Two Census

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The last two census were conducted in 2011 (27th March 2011), 2001 (29th April 2001). The below article covers it for the West Midlands County.

YearPopulationMale ResidentsFemale ResidentsBorough Area (sq km)Desnity (per sq km)
2018 (*E)5,900,75750.00%50.00%12998.27454
20115,601,84749.00%51.00%12998.27431
20015,267,30849.00%51.00%12998.27405
*E = Estimated Population By Office Of National Statistics


YearReligionPercentage
2011Christian60.22 %
2011No Religion21.97 %
2011Muslim6.71 %
2011Religion Not Stated6.58 %
2011Sikh2.39 %
2011Hindu1.29 %
2011Other Religion0.46 %
2011Buddhist0.30 %
2011Jewish0.08 %


YearOccupationPercentage
2011Professionals15.81 %
2011Elementary12.52 %
2011Skilled Trades12.18 %
2011Administrative and secretarial11.42 %
2011Associate professional and technical11.14 %
2011Managers, directors and senior officials10.08 %
2011Caring, leisure and other service9.51 %
2011Process, plant and machine operatives8.79 %
2011Sales and customer service8.55 %


YearIndustryPercentage
2011Wholesale17.12 %
2011HumanHealth12.92 %
2011Manufacturing12.28 %
2011Education10.16 %
2011Construction7.48 %
2011Public Administrative5.34 %
2011Transport5.24 %
2011Accomodation5.22 %
2011Professional5.09 %
2011Administrative4.72 %
2011Other4.54 %
2011Financial3.11 %
2011Information2.87 %
2011RealEstate1.36 %
2011Agriculture0.94 %
2011WaterSupply0.83 %
2011Electricty0.68 %
2011Mining0.09 %


YearCountry of BirthPercentage
2011England86.09 %
2011Scotland0.93 %
2011Wales1.37 %
2011Northern Ireland0.34 %
2011Republic of Ireland0.75 %
2011Other EU Countries2.43 %
2011Others8.06 %


CountyRegionCountry
ShropshireWest MidlandsEngland
WorcestershireWest MidlandsEngland
HerefordshireWest MidlandsEngland
StaffordshireWest MidlandsEngland
WarwickshireWest MidlandsEngland
West MidlandsWest MidlandsEngland






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