Wigston Fields Demographics (Oadby and Wigston, England)

Wigston Fields is a ward in Oadby and Wigston of East Midlands, England and includes areas of Wigston Fields.

In the 2011 census the population of Wigston Fields was 6,462 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Wigston Fields is 41, while the median age is also 41.

85.9% of people living in Wigston Fields were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.9% India, 1.3% Kenya, 0.9% Scotland, 0.9% Ireland, 0.6% Pakistan, 0.6% Wales, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Jamaica.

92.5% of people living in Wigston Fields speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.6% Panjabi, 2.4% Gujarati, 0.7% Polish, 0.5% Urdu, 0.2% German, 0.1% Malayalam, 0.1% South Asian Language, 0.1% Turkish, 0.1% Hindi.

The religious make up of Wigston Fields is 50.8% Christian, 27.4% No religion, 5.4% Hindu, 5.1% Sikh, 3.6% Muslim, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Atheist.

406 people did not state a religion. 25 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 4 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

48.3% of people are married, 10.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 22.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.7% are separated or divorced. There are 307 widowed people living in Wigston Fields.

The top occupations listed by people in Wigston Fields are Skilled trades 13.4%, Elementary 13.3%, Professional 11.8%, Elementary administration and service 11.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.2%, Process, plant and machine operatives 11.2%, Administrative and secretarial 11.2%, Associate professional and technical 9.9%, Sales and customer service 9.7%, Caring personal service 9.0%.

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