Franche Demographics (Wyre Forest, England)

Franche is a ward in Wyre Forest of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Wolverley, Cookley, Habberley Valley, Caunsall, Drakelow, High Habberley, Low Habberley, Wolverley Village, Fairfield, Habberley, Blakeshall and Franche.

In the 2011 census the population of Franche was 6,790 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Franche is 43, while the median age is higher at 44.

95.3% of people living in Franche were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.2% Wales, 1.1% Scotland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% India, 0.1% Northern Ireland, 0.1% Australia, 0.1% Pakistan, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Jamaica.

99.3% of people living in Franche speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Polish, 0.1% Czech, 0.1% Slovak.

The religious make up of Franche is 73.3% Christian, 19.4% No religion, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Atheist. 435 people did not state a religion. 11 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

53.8% of people are married, 11.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.4% are separated or divorced. There are 336 widowed people living in Franche.

The top occupations listed by people in Franche are Skilled trades 15.5%, Elementary 12.4%, Administrative and secretarial 11.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.0%, Sales and customer service 10.5%, Associate professional and technical 10.4%, Process, plant and machine operatives 10.2%, Elementary administration and service 10.2%, Professional 9.7%, Sales 9.3%.

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