Wakefield North Demographics (Wakefield, England)

Wakefield North is a ward in Wakefield of Yorkshire and The Humber, England and includes areas of New Wells, South Ossett, Sitlington, Outwood, Flanshaw, Alverthorpe, Westgate Common, Brooks Bank, St. Johns, Potovens, Newton Hill, Snow Hill, Newton Lane End, St. Johns Grove, Wakefield 41 Business Park, Wakefield 41 Industrial Estate, Beck Bottom, Wrenthorpe, Kirkhamgate, Brandy Carr and Carr Gate.

In the 2011 census the population of Wakefield North was 15,673 and is made up of approximately 47% females and 53% males.

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

84.0% of people living in Wakefield North were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.7% Pakistan, 1.3% Scotland, 0.5% Wales, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% India, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.3% Nigeria, 0.2% South Africa.

89.4% of people living in Wakefield North speak English. The other top languages spoken are 3.7% Polish, 1.4% Panjabi, 1.1% Urdu, 0.6% Latvian, 0.5% Lithuanian, 0.3% Czech, 0.3% Arabic, 0.2% Kurdish, 0.2% Russian.

The religious make up of Wakefield North is 57.7% Christian, 25.4% No religion, 8.2% Muslim, 0.4% Hindu, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist. 1,023 people did not state a religion. 41 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

39.1% of people are married, 14.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.1% live with a partner of the same sex, 26.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.1% are separated or divorced. There are 1,001 widowed people living in Wakefield North.

The top occupations listed by people in Wakefield North are Elementary 18.6%, Elementary administration and service 15.4%, Professional 12.5%, Skilled trades 11.2%, Process, plant and machine operatives 10.9%, Associate professional and technical 10.9%, Administrative and secretarial 9.9%, Sales and customer service 9.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.1%, Managers, directors and senior officials 7.8%.

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