Greets Green and Lyng Demographics (Sandwell, England)

Greets Green and Lyng is a ward in Sandwell of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Cygnus Business Park, Black Lake, Balls Hill, Carters Green, Guns Village, Park Street, Lyng, Ireland Green, The Cronehills, Lambert's End, Cordley, Great Bridge, Swan Village, Old Forge, Hill Top, Golds Hill, Harvills Hawthorne and Harvills Hawthorn.

In the 2011 census the population of Greets Green and Lyng was 11,769 and is made up of approximately 49% females and 51% males.

The average age of people in Greets Green and Lyng is 36, while the median age is lower at 34.

74.9% of people living in Greets Green and Lyng were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 6.6% India, 3.2% Bangladesh, 2.1% Pakistan, 1.8% Jamaica, 0.5% Ireland, 0.3% Kenya, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% Scotland, 0.2% Zimbabwe.

77.8% of people living in Greets Green and Lyng speak English. The other top languages spoken are 5.7% Panjabi, 4.3% Polish, 3.9% Bengali, 1.7% Urdu, 1.0% Gujarati, 0.8% Arabic, 0.5% Kurdish, 0.5% Pakistani Pahari, 0.4% Slovak.

The religious make up of Greets Green and Lyng is 48.9% Christian, 16.2% Muslim, 14.3% No religion, 8.9% Sikh, 3.6% Hindu, 0.4% Buddhist.

775 people did not state a religion. 13 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

40.5% of people are married, 8.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 29.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.0% are separated or divorced. There are 549 widowed people living in Greets Green and Lyng.

The top occupations listed by people in Greets Green and Lyng are Elementary 21.4%, Process, plant and machine operatives 16.9%, Elementary administration and service 15.5%, Skilled trades 13.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.3%, Sales and customer service 10.2%, Administrative and secretarial 9.9%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.1%, Sales 8.1%, Caring personal service 7.9%.

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