City Centre Demographics (Manchester, England)

City Centre is a ward in Manchester of North West, England and includes areas of City Centre, Castlefield, Ancoats, Gaythorn, Knott Mill, Higher Ardwick, Holt Town, Brunswick, Victoria, New Windsor, Strangeways, Spring Gardens, Manchester Industrial Centre, Gateway Ind Est, Piccadilly Trading Estate, Baring Street Ind Est, Hullard Hall, Cornbrook, St Georges, Greenhays, Olympia Trading Estate and Bentinck Street Ind Est.

In the 2011 census the population of City Centre was 17,861 and is made up of approximately 44% females and 56% males.

The average age of people in City Centre is 27, while the median age is lower at 24.

57.3% of people living in City Centre were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 7.9% China, 1.8% Scotland, 1.7% Wales, 1.7% Hong Kong , 1.2% Northern Ireland, 0.8% United States, 0.8% India, 0.7% Ireland, 0.6% South America.

71.9% of people living in City Centre speak English. The other top languages spoken are 7.7% All other Chinese, 5.0% Greek, 3.4% Arabic, 1.5% Spanish, 1.2% Cantonese Chinese, 0.9% Mandarin Chinese, 0.6% French, 0.5% Persian/Farsi, 0.5% Thai.

The religious make up of City Centre is 41.9% No religion, 36.6% Christian, 7.1% Muslim, 2.8% Buddhist, 2.0% Hindu, 0.6% Jewish, 0.5% Sikh, 0.2% Agnostic.

1,235 people did not state a religion. 119 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 9 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

9.4% of people are married, 19.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 5.1% live with a partner of the same sex, 59.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 3.8% are separated or divorced. There are 331 widowed people living in City Centre.

The top occupations listed by people in City Centre are Professional 34.7%, Associate professional and technical 20.0%, Business, media and public service professionals 13.9%, Business and public service associate professionals 13.0%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.5%, Sales and customer service 10.2%, Administrative and secretarial 9.3%, Science, research, engineering and technology professionals 8.6%, Elementary 8.3%, Sales 8.2%.

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