Wistaston Demographics (Cheshire East, England)

Wistaston is a ward in Cheshire East of North West, England and includes areas of Woolstanwood, Marshfield, Marshfield Bank, Wistaston Green and Wistaston.

In the 2011 census the population of Wistaston was 9,202 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

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

92.8% of people living in Wistaston were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.0% Wales, 1.4% Scotland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% India, 0.1% United States, 0.1% Australia, 0.1% Hong Kong , 0.1% South Africa.

98.7% of people living in Wistaston speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.6% Polish, 0.1% German.

The religious make up of Wistaston is 73.8% Christian, 18.3% No religion, 0.3% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Atheist. 603 people did not state a religion. 27 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

58.6% of people are married, 9.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 17.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.4% are separated or divorced. There are 402 widowed people living in Wistaston.

The top occupations listed by people in Wistaston are Professional 19.2%, Administrative and secretarial 12.9%, Associate professional and technical 12.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.1%, Skilled trades 11.2%, Administrative 9.8%, Elementary 8.5%, Corporate managers and directors 8.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.2%, Sales and customer service 8.0%.

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