Cowley Demographics (Oxford, England)

Cowley is a ward in Oxford of South East, England and includes areas of Cowley, Littlemore, Florence Park, Rosehill and Rose Hill.

In the 2011 census the population of Cowley was 6,562 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Cowley is 36, while the median age is lower at 33.

64.3% of people living in Cowley were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.3% Pakistan, 2.1% India, 2.0% South America, 2.0% Ireland, 1.1% Scotland, 1.1% Wales, 0.8% Nigeria, 0.7% North Africa, 0.7% Bangladesh.

76.6% of people living in Cowley speak English. The other top languages spoken are 4.1% Polish, 2.5% Portuguese, 2.0% Panjabi, 1.6% Urdu, 1.1% Nepalese, 0.9% French, 0.9% Lithuanian, 0.8% Spanish, 0.6% Pashto.

The religious make up of Cowley is 50.5% Christian, 24.1% No religion, 12.4% Muslim, 1.8% Hindu, 0.8% Buddhist, 0.6% Sikh, 0.3% Atheist, 0.2% Jewish. 570 people did not state a religion. 21 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

37.4% of people are married, 11.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 32.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.8% are separated or divorced. There are 290 widowed people living in Cowley.

The top occupations listed by people in Cowley are Professional 20.3%, Elementary 18.9%, Elementary administration and service 17.6%, Skilled trades 9.7%, Associate professional and technical 9.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.5%, Sales and customer service 8.8%, Administrative and secretarial 8.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 7.4%, Process, plant and machine operatives 7.4%.

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