Kirkstall Demographics (Leeds, England)

Kirkstall is a ward in Leeds of Yorkshire and The Humber, England and includes areas of Kirkstall, Hyde Park Corner, Burley, Headingley Hill, Wyther Park Industrial Estate and Queenswood.

In the 2011 census the population of Kirkstall was 21,709 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Kirkstall is 35, while the median age is lower at 29.

83.5% of people living in Kirkstall were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.3% Scotland, 1.3% Pakistan, 1.0% India, 0.9% Ireland, 0.8% North Africa, 0.7% Northern Ireland, 0.7% Wales, 0.6% Iran, 0.5% Zimbabwe.

91.7% of people living in Kirkstall speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.1% Arabic, 0.7% Polish, 0.7% Urdu, 0.6% Persian/Farsi, 0.5% Panjabi, 0.3% Kurdish, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% All other Chinese, 0.3% French.

The religious make up of Kirkstall is 46.7% Christian, 34.9% No religion, 6.7% Muslim, 1.1% Hindu, 0.8% Sikh, 0.6% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist. 1,564 people did not state a religion. 186 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 12 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

25.6% of people are married, 14.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 44.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.3% are separated or divorced. There are 1,116 widowed people living in Kirkstall.

The top occupations listed by people in Kirkstall are Professional 20.1%, Elementary 14.3%, Associate professional and technical 14.1%, Elementary administration and service 13.3%, Administrative and secretarial 11.5%, Sales and customer service 11.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.4%, Administrative 9.3%, Sales 8.8%, Skilled trades 8.4%.

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