Chase Demographics (Malvern Hills, England)

Chase is a ward in Malvern Hills of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Lower Wyche, Malvern Common and Poolbrook.

In the 2011 census the population of Chase was 6,131 and is made up of approximately 54% females and 46% males.

The average age of people in Chase is 47, while the median age is higher at 49.

88.0% of people living in Chase were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.7% Wales, 1.7% Scotland, 0.8% Hong Kong , 0.7% India, 0.7% China, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.2% United States.

96.7% of people living in Chase speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.8% All other Chinese, 0.7% Cantonese Chinese, 0.4% Polish, 0.3% Malayalam, 0.2% Malay, 0.1% German, 0.1% Mandarin Chinese, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Thai.

The religious make up of Chase is 66.2% Christian, 25.4% No religion, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.3% Muslim, 0.2% Hindu, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic. 380 people did not state a religion. 18 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

51.7% of people are married, 9.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.9% are separated or divorced. There are 353 widowed people living in Chase.

The top occupations listed by people in Chase are Professional 22.9%, Skilled trades 11.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.2%, Associate professional and technical 10.6%, Elementary 10.5%, Administrative and secretarial 10.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.5%, Caring personal service 9.0%, Elementary administration and service 9.0%, Science, research, engineering and technology professionals 7.5%.