Wakefield West Demographics (Wakefield, England)

Wakefield West is a ward in Wakefield of Yorkshire and The Humber, England and includes areas of St. Michael's and Lupset.

In the 2011 census the population of Wakefield West was 15,470 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Wakefield West is 38, while the median age is also 38.

90.0% of people living in Wakefield West were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.0% Scotland, 0.9% Pakistan, 0.5% Zimbabwe, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% India, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Iran, 0.2% Nigeria.

94.2% of people living in Wakefield West speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.0% Polish, 0.5% Urdu, 0.3% Panjabi, 0.2% Persian/Farsi, 0.2% Arabic, 0.2% Kurdish, 0.2% Shona, 0.2% Lithuanian, 0.2% French.

The religious make up of Wakefield West is 59.6% Christian, 28.7% No religion, 3.8% Muslim, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.3% Hindu, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Atheist.

1,052 people did not state a religion. 27 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

40.9% of people are married, 13.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 25.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.0% are separated or divorced. There are 1,043 widowed people living in Wakefield West.

The top occupations listed by people in Wakefield West are Elementary 17.6%, Elementary administration and service 15.1%, Skilled trades 12.3%, Process, plant and machine operatives 10.9%, Sales and customer service 10.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.4%, Associate professional and technical 10.0%, Administrative and secretarial 10.0%, Professional 10.0%, Sales 8.9%.

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