Wakefield East Demographics (Wakefield, England)

Wakefield East is a ward in Wakefield of Yorkshire and The Humber, England and includes areas of East Moor, Eastmoor Estate, Eastmoor, Pinders Heath, Outwood, St. Johns Grove, Kirkthorpe, Calder Vale, Sandal, Heath, Agbrigg, Warmfield and Walton.

In the 2011 census the population of Wakefield East was 15,751 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Wakefield East is 37, while the median age is lower at 35.

76.5% of people living in Wakefield East were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 5.0% Pakistan, 1.1% Scotland, 1.0% India, 0.8% Zimbabwe, 0.5% Philippines, 0.4% Nigeria, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Wales.

82.5% of people living in Wakefield East speak English. The other top languages spoken are 5.9% Polish, 2.3% Urdu, 2.1% Panjabi, 1.1% Latvian, 0.8% Kurdish, 0.6% Lithuanian, 0.4% Arabic, 0.4% Russian, 0.3% Tagalog/Filipino.

The religious make up of Wakefield East is 53.3% Christian, 23.9% No religion, 14.0% Muslim, 0.8% Hindu, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.3% Sikh, 0.1% Jewish. 1,022 people did not state a religion. 36 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

37.5% of people are married, 12.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 28.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 12.1% are separated or divorced. There are 1,100 widowed people living in Wakefield East.

The top occupations listed by people in Wakefield East are Elementary 22.9%, Elementary administration and service 18.6%, Process, plant and machine operatives 13.8%, Professional 11.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.6%, Skilled trades 10.4%, Sales and customer service 8.6%, Caring personal service 8.4%, Associate professional and technical 8.3%, Transport and mobile machine drivers and operatives 8.0%.

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