Cleckheaton Demographics (Kirklees, England)

Cleckheaton is a ward in Kirklees of Yorkshire and The Humber, England and includes areas of Whitcliffe, Providence Place, Spen, Spenborough, Chain Bar, Scholes, Moor End, Hartshead Moor Top, Moorside, Hartshead Moor Side, Rawfolds, Marsh, Westgate, Drub, Gomersal Hill Top, West 26 Industrial Estate, Birdacre, Gomersal, Swincliffe, Hunsworth and Merchant Fields.

In the 2011 census the population of Cleckheaton was 16,622 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Cleckheaton is 41, while the median age is also 41.

94.6% of people living in Cleckheaton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.2% Scotland, 0.5% Pakistan, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% India, 0.3% Wales, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Kenya, 0.1% United States.

98.1% of people living in Cleckheaton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.6% Polish, 0.4% Panjabi, 0.2% Urdu, 0.1% Latvian, 0.1% Gujarati, 0.1% All other Chinese.

The religious make up of Cleckheaton is 64.0% Christian, 26.2% No religion, 1.4% Muslim, 0.6% Sikh, 0.5% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Jewish.

1,044 people did not state a religion. 42 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 4 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

47.5% of people are married, 13.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 21.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.7% are separated or divorced. There are 1,005 widowed people living in Cleckheaton.

The top occupations listed by people in Cleckheaton are Professional 13.6%, Administrative and secretarial 13.0%, Skilled trades 12.9%, Associate professional and technical 12.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.1%, Elementary 10.6%, Administrative 9.9%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.7%, Elementary administration and service 8.6%.

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