Wakefield South Demographics (Wakefield, England)

Wakefield South is a ward in Wakefield of Yorkshire and The Humber, England and includes areas of Newmillerdam, Walton, Sandal, Milnthorpe, Thornes, Thornes Common, Kettlethorpe, Kirkthorpe, Calder Vale, Heath, Agbrigg and Warmfield.

In the 2011 census the population of Wakefield South was 13,556 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Wakefield South is 41, while the median age is higher at 42.

85.8% of people living in Wakefield South were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.5% Pakistan, 1.6% Scotland, 0.9% India, 0.5% Wales, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Iran, 0.2% Ireland.

91.7% of people living in Wakefield South speak English. The other top languages spoken are 3.2% Polish, 1.1% Panjabi, 0.9% Urdu, 0.3% Kurdish, 0.3% Latvian, 0.3% Arabic, 0.2% Lithuanian, 0.1% Pashto, 0.1% Czech.

The religious make up of Wakefield South is 62.5% Christian, 22.0% No religion, 7.6% Muslim, 0.8% Hindu, 0.3% Sikh, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Agnostic. 810 people did not state a religion. 37 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

51.5% of people are married, 10.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.1% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.5% are separated or divorced. There are 718 widowed people living in Wakefield South.

The top occupations listed by people in Wakefield South are Professional 19.9%, Elementary 14.9%, Elementary administration and service 12.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.6%, Associate professional and technical 10.7%, Administrative and secretarial 10.6%, Skilled trades 8.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.3%, Administrative 8.0%, Sales and customer service 7.8%.

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