Birch Copse Demographics (West Berkshire, England)

Birch Copse is a ward in West Berkshire of South East, England and includes areas of Tilehurst, Little Heath, Westwood Row, The Gutter and Calcot.

In the 2011 census the population of Birch Copse was 7,789 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Birch Copse is 41, while the median age is higher at 43.

89.6% of people living in Birch Copse were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.3% Scotland, 1.2% Wales, 0.9% India, 0.6% Ireland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Kenya, 0.3% Pakistan, 0.2% Zimbabwe.

97.6% of people living in Birch Copse speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Urdu, 0.2% Polish, 0.1% Swahili/Kiswahili, 0.1% Sign Language, 0.1% Malayalam, 0.1% Panjabi, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% Turkish, 0.1% German.

The religious make up of Birch Copse is 65.1% Christian, 24.5% No religion, 1.1% Muslim, 1.0% Hindu, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.2% Sikh. 546 people did not state a religion. 15 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

58.6% of people are married, 8.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.7% are separated or divorced. There are 322 widowed people living in Birch Copse.

The top occupations listed by people in Birch Copse are Professional 16.6%, Administrative and secretarial 14.2%, Associate professional and technical 13.5%, Skilled trades 12.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.4%, Administrative 10.1%, Sales and customer service 9.4%, Corporate managers and directors 9.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.8%, Business and public service associate professionals 8.4%.

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