Gorse Hill Demographics (Trafford, England)

Gorse Hill is a ward in Trafford of North West, England and includes areas of Gorse Hill, Stretford, Clarke Ind Est, Longford Trading Estate, Parkway Trading Estate, Harp Trading Estate, Westbrook Trading Estate, Textilose Industrial Centre, Royce Trading Estate, Trafford Distribution Centre, Wharfside Business Centre, Enterprise Trading Estate, Severnside Trading Estate, Astra Business Park, Trafford Park, Westinghouse Ind Est, Guinness Road Trading Estate, Fourways Trading Estate, Orion Trading Estate, Monde Trading Estate, Broadoak Business Park and Manor Farm Ind Est.

In the 2011 census the population of Gorse Hill was 11,894 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Gorse Hill is 35, while the median age is lower at 34.

84.3% of people living in Gorse Hill were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.3% Ireland, 1.6% Pakistan, 1.3% Scotland, 1.0% India, 0.9% Jamaica, 0.8% Northern Ireland, 0.6% Wales, 0.4% China, 0.3% North Africa.

93.7% of people living in Gorse Hill speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.3% Polish, 1.1% Urdu, 0.7% Panjabi, 0.3% Arabic, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.2% Malayalam, 0.1% Somali, 0.1% Gujarati, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino.

The religious make up of Gorse Hill is 60.5% Christian, 22.7% No religion, 6.7% Muslim, 1.8% Sikh, 0.8% Hindu, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Jewish. 769 people did not state a religion. 28 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 3 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

34.9% of people are married, 14.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.2% live with a partner of the same sex, 32.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.1% are separated or divorced. There are 700 widowed people living in Gorse Hill.

The top occupations listed by people in Gorse Hill are Administrative and secretarial 16.2%, Professional 13.6%, Administrative 12.7%, Elementary 12.5%, Associate professional and technical 12.2%, Elementary administration and service 11.4%, Sales and customer service 11.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.1%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.9%, Skilled trades 8.5%.

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