Hoylake and Meols Demographics (Wirral, England)

Hoylake and Meols is a ward in Wirral of North West, England and includes areas of Hoylake, West Kirby and Meols.

In the 2011 census the population of Hoylake and Meols was 13,348 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Hoylake and Meols is 44, while the median age is higher at 46.

90.8% of people living in Hoylake and Meols were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.9% Wales, 1.6% Scotland, 0.8% Ireland, 0.6% Northern Ireland, 0.2% United States, 0.2% India, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Australia, 0.1% South America.

98.6% of people living in Hoylake and Meols speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% German, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% French, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Turkish.

The religious make up of Hoylake and Meols is 70.4% Christian, 20.1% No religion, 0.4% Muslim, 0.3% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Humanist, 0.1% Atheist. 1,011 people did not state a religion. 36 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 3 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

50.6% of people are married, 8.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 22.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.6% are separated or divorced. There are 766 widowed people living in Hoylake and Meols.

The top occupations listed by people in Hoylake and Meols are Professional 28.7%, Associate professional and technical 15.0%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.7%, Administrative and secretarial 11.6%, Teaching and educational professionals 9.1%, Teaching and Educational Professionals 9.1%, Skilled trades 8.8%, Administrative 8.4%, Business, media and public service professionals 8.1%, Corporate managers and directors 8.0%.