Calderdale Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Calderdale was 203,826 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Calderdale is 40, while the median age is also 40.

90.6% of people living in Calderdale were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.5% Pakistan, 1.1% Scotland, 0.7% Ireland, 0.5% Wales, 0.4% India, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Bangladesh, 0.1% Zimbabwe.

95.0% of people living in Calderdale speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.8% Panjabi, 0.8% Urdu, 0.7% Polish, 0.2% Czech, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% All other Chinese.

The religious make up of Calderdale is 56.3% Christian, 27.6% No religion, 7.3% Muslim, 0.3% Hindu, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist.

14,639 people did not state a religion. 692 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 34 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

45.5% of people are married, 12.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 23.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.8% are separated or divorced. There are 11,968 widowed people living in Calderdale.

The top occupations listed by people in Calderdale are Professional 16.9%, Associate professional and technical 12.5%, Skilled trades 12.1%, Administrative and secretarial 11.7%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.7%, Elementary 10.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.8%, Administrative 9.0%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.8%, Elementary administration and service 8.2%.