Kirkburton Demographics (Kirklees, England)

Kirkburton is a ward in Kirklees of Yorkshire and The Humber, England and includes areas of Lepton, Kirkburton, Fenay Bridge, Upper Cumberworth, High Flatts, Cumberworth, Upper Denby, Lower Cumberworth, Shelley, Denby Dale, Birdsedge, Lower Denby, Shepley, Goose Green, West Bretton, Flockton, Midgley, Denby Grange, Flockton Moor, Bretton, Netherton, Middlestown, Grange Moor and Overton.

In the 2011 census the population of Kirkburton was 16,601 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Kirkburton is 39, while the median age is higher at 41.

94.6% of people living in Kirkburton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.1% Scotland, 0.7% Wales, 0.3% China, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Pakistan, 0.1% India, 0.1% Australia.

98.5% of people living in Kirkburton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% All other Chinese, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% Panjabi, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% French, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Lithuanian, 0.1% Greek.

The religious make up of Kirkburton is 64.6% Christian, 26.9% No religion, 0.9% Muslim, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Jewish. 1,034 people did not state a religion. 56 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 4 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

57.2% of people are married, 11.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 17.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.2% are separated or divorced. There are 702 widowed people living in Kirkburton.

The top occupations listed by people in Kirkburton are Professional 20.6%, Managers, directors and senior officials 15.0%, Associate professional and technical 13.5%, Skilled trades 11.3%, Administrative and secretarial 10.8%, Corporate managers and directors 10.7%, Elementary 8.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.0%, Business and public service associate professionals 8.0%, Administrative 7.9%.

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