Dewsbury East Demographics (Kirklees, England)

Dewsbury East is a ward in Kirklees of Yorkshire and The Humber, England and includes areas of Earlsheaton, Eastborough, Hanging Heaton, Baghill, Shaw Cross, Beggarington Hill, Chidswell, Shaw Cross Business Park, Eightlands, Chickenley, Chickenley Heath, Wood Hill, Northfields, Crackenedge, Batley Carr, Westtown, Springfield, The Flatts and Westborough.

In the 2011 census the population of Dewsbury East was 18,841 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Dewsbury East is 38, while the median age is also 38.

90.2% of people living in Dewsbury East were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.6% Pakistan, 1.0% Scotland, 1.0% India, 0.4% Wales, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Zimbabwe, 0.1% United States.

93.0% of people living in Dewsbury East speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.2% Panjabi, 1.3% Urdu, 1.1% Gujarati, 1.0% Polish, 0.2% South Asian Language, 0.1% Pakistani Pahari, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Pashto.

The religious make up of Dewsbury East is 56.8% Christian, 23.5% No religion, 12.5% Muslim, 0.3% Hindu, 0.3% Sikh, 0.1% Buddhist.

1,086 people did not state a religion. 52 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

43.9% of people are married, 13.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 25.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.5% are separated or divorced. There are 1,066 widowed people living in Dewsbury East.

The top occupations listed by people in Dewsbury East are Skilled trades 14.1%, Elementary 13.5%, Process, plant and machine operatives 13.1%, Administrative and secretarial 11.5%, Elementary administration and service 10.8%, Professional 10.5%, Sales and customer service 9.7%, Associate professional and technical 9.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.5%, Administrative 8.8%.

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