Longsight Demographics (Manchester, England)

Longsight is a ward in Manchester of North West, England and includes areas of Longsight, Victoria Park, Belle Vue, Rushford, Ardwick, Chortlton Upon Medlock, Gorton Brook, North Levenshulme, West Gorton, Crowcroft Park, Nutsford Vale, Birchfields, Plymouth Court Business Centre, Coston Park, Imex Business Park, West Point, Medlock, Longsight Ind Est and Cariocca Business Park.

In the 2011 census the population of Longsight was 15,429 and is made up of approximately 48% females and 52% males.

The average age of people in Longsight is 29, while the median age is lower at 25.

51.0% of people living in Longsight were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 19.5% Pakistan, 6.1% Bangladesh, 1.9% India, 1.5% Ireland, 1.3% Nigeria, 1.2% Jamaica, 1.1% China, 1.0% Somalia, 0.7% Scotland.

62.3% of people living in Longsight speak English. The other top languages spoken are 13.6% Urdu, 6.5% Bengali, 3.9% Panjabi, 1.6% Arabic, 1.5% Pashto, 1.1% All other Chinese, 0.8% Somali, 0.8% Kurdish, 0.7% Persian/Farsi.

The religious make up of Longsight is 53.8% Muslim, 23.5% Christian, 12.3% No religion, 1.0% Hindu, 0.8% Sikh, 0.6% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist. 1,085 people did not state a religion. 34 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

33.9% of people are married, 4.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 45.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.2% are separated or divorced. There are 472 widowed people living in Longsight.

The top occupations listed by people in Longsight are Elementary 20.5%, Elementary administration and service 18.8%, Sales and customer service 16.5%, Sales 12.8%, Professional 12.2%, Sales Assistants and Retail Cashiers 11.4%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.9%, Administrative and secretarial 9.4%, Skilled trades 8.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.3%.