Blackbird Leys Demographics (Oxford, England)

Blackbird Leys is a ward in Oxford of South East, England and includes areas of Cowley and Littlemore.

In the 2011 census the population of Blackbird Leys was 6,077 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Blackbird Leys is 35, while the median age is lower at 33.

77.3% of people living in Blackbird Leys were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.6% Ireland, 1.5% Jamaica, 1.0% Bangladesh, 1.0% Kenya, 0.9% Nigeria, 0.9% Wales, 0.8% Philippines, 0.7% India, 0.6% Scotland.

88.3% of people living in Blackbird Leys speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.5% Polish, 1.3% Bengali, 0.8% Albanian, 0.7% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.6% Portuguese, 0.5% Lithuanian, 0.4% Russian, 0.3% Shona, 0.3% Pashto.

The religious make up of Blackbird Leys is 57.4% Christian, 28.4% No religion, 5.6% Muslim, 0.3% Hindu, 0.2% Sikh, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Atheist. 440 people did not state a religion. 12 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

34.5% of people are married, 11.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 33.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.8% are separated or divorced. There are 390 widowed people living in Blackbird Leys.

The top occupations listed by people in Blackbird Leys are Elementary 22.8%, Elementary administration and service 20.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 14.0%, Sales and customer service 11.9%, Process, plant and machine operatives 11.2%, Sales 10.6%, Skilled trades 10.6%, Caring personal service 10.5%, Sales Assistants and Retail Cashiers 9.5%, Administrative and secretarial 9.3%.