Oakdale Demographics (Poole, England)

Oakdale is a ward in Poole of South West, England and includes areas of Oakdale, Fox Holes and Chalwyn Industrial Estate.

In the 2011 census the population of Oakdale was 11,554 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Oakdale is 42, while the median age is higher at 44.

89.9% of people living in Oakdale were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Scotland, 1.3% Wales, 1.1% India, 0.6% Ireland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.1% Bangladesh, 0.1% Hong Kong , 0.1% Zimbabwe.

96.6% of people living in Oakdale speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.0% Polish, 0.5% Malayalam, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Romanian, 0.1% Turkish, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% Czech.

The religious make up of Oakdale is 63.6% Christian, 26.6% No religion, 0.5% Muslim, 0.4% Hindu, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic. 871 people did not state a religion. 49 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

51.8% of people are married, 9.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 21.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.9% are separated or divorced. There are 594 widowed people living in Oakdale.

The top occupations listed by people in Oakdale are Skilled trades 14.9%, Professional 14.3%, Administrative and secretarial 12.5%, Elementary 11.0%, Associate professional and technical 10.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.2%, Sales and customer service 10.2%, Elementary administration and service 9.5%, Administrative 9.3%, Sales 8.5%.

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