Heckmondwike Demographics (Kirklees, England)

Heckmondwike is a ward in Kirklees of Yorkshire and The Humber, England and includes areas of Norristhorpe and Roberttown.

In the 2011 census the population of Heckmondwike was 16,986 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Heckmondwike is 37, while the median age is lower at 36.

87.5% of people living in Heckmondwike were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 8.2% Pakistan, 0.7% Scotland, 0.3% India, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Wales, 0.1% Hong Kong , 0.1% Philippines, 0.1% South Africa.

89.9% of people living in Heckmondwike speak English. The other top languages spoken are 5.1% Panjabi, 3.0% Urdu, 0.5% Pakistani Pahari, 0.4% Polish, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Gujarati, 0.1% Malayalam, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Hungarian.

The religious make up of Heckmondwike is 52.3% Christian, 21.0% Muslim, 20.2% No religion, 0.3% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.2% Sikh. 908 people did not state a religion. 45 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 3 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

48.1% of people are married, 12.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 22.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.3% are separated or divorced. There are 775 widowed people living in Heckmondwike.

The top occupations listed by people in Heckmondwike are Process, plant and machine operatives 13.8%, Skilled trades 12.9%, Elementary 12.0%, Professional 11.6%, Administrative and secretarial 11.6%, Associate professional and technical 10.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.3%, Elementary administration and service 9.2%, Administrative 9.1%.

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