Moss Side Demographics (Manchester, England)

Moss Side is a ward in Manchester of North West, England and includes areas of Alexandra Park, Willow Bank, Rusholme, Victoria Park, Albert Park, Alma Park, Gorse Hill, Brooks Bar, Manley Park, Old Trafford, Whalley Range, Darley Park, Moss Side, Parkway Business Centre and Fallowfield.

In the 2011 census the population of Moss Side was 18,902 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Moss Side is 28, while the median age is lower at 24.

52.2% of people living in Moss Side were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 7.8% Somalia, 4.4% Jamaica, 4.2% Pakistan, 2.4% India, 1.8% China, 1.7% Nigeria, 1.6% North Africa, 1.5% Ireland, 0.8% Kenya.

69.7% of people living in Moss Side speak English. The other top languages spoken are 6.9% Somali, 3.4% Arabic, 3.0% Urdu, 1.5% All other Chinese, 1.4% Swahili/Kiswahili, 1.4% Polish, 1.3% Kurdish, 0.7% Panjabi, 0.7% Bengali.

The religious make up of Moss Side is 36.2% Christian, 34.0% Muslim, 18.5% No religion, 1.8% Hindu, 0.8% Buddhist, 0.5% Sikh, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic. 1,322 people did not state a religion. 65 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 5 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

22.9% of people are married, 6.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 50.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.4% are separated or divorced. There are 797 widowed people living in Moss Side.

The top occupations listed by people in Moss Side are Elementary 22.6%, Elementary administration and service 21.2%, Professional 13.8%, Sales and customer service 13.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 12.6%, Administrative and secretarial 10.3%, Sales 10.2%, Associate professional and technical 10.0%, Caring personal service 9.6%, Sales Assistants and Retail Cashiers 9.0%.