Ruyton and Baschurch Demographics (Shropshire, England)

Ruyton and Baschurch is a ward in Shropshire of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Walford Heath, Marton, Newtown, Westoncommon, Eyton, Yeaton, Little Ness, Milford, Valeswood, Prescott, Adcote, Boreatton, Fenemere, Great Ness, Baschurch, Pennyrush, Weston Lullingfields, Ness Strange, Walford and Stanwardine.

In the 2011 census the population of Ruyton and Baschurch was 4,174 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Ruyton and Baschurch is 39, while the median age is higher at 41.

88.8% of people living in Ruyton and Baschurch were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 5.7% Wales, 1.4% Scotland, 0.7% Ireland, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% United States, 0.1% India, 0.1% Australia, 0.1% South America.

99.2% of people living in Ruyton and Baschurch speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.1% Any Sign Communication System, 0.1% Welsh/Cymraeg, 0.1% Bulgarian, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% French.

The religious make up of Ruyton and Baschurch is 74.3% Christian, 18.6% No religion, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Muslim, 0.1% Jewish. 250 people did not state a religion. 7 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

60.0% of people are married, 8.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 18.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 5.7% are separated or divorced. There are 124 widowed people living in Ruyton and Baschurch.

The top occupations listed by people in Ruyton and Baschurch are Professional 17.4%, Associate professional and technical 15.1%, Skilled trades 14.1%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.3%, Administrative and secretarial 10.1%, Elementary 9.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.5%, Corporate managers and directors 8.4%, Caring personal service 7.3%, Business and public service associate professionals 6.4%.

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