Kirklees Census Demographics United Kingdom
In the 2011 census the population of Kirklees was 422,458 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.
The average age of people in Kirklees is 38, while the median age is also 38.
87.5% of people living in Kirklees were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.8% Pakistan, 1.6% India, 1.0% Scotland, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% Wales, 0.3% Jamaica, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% North Africa, 0.2% Zimbabwe.
91.4% of people living in Kirklees speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.4% Panjabi, 1.6% Urdu, 1.5% Gujarati, 0.7% Polish, 0.3% Arabic, 0.2% Kurdish, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Pakistani Pahari, 0.1% South Asian Language.
The religious make up of Kirklees is 53.4% Christian, 23.5% No religion, 14.5% Muslim, 0.8% Sikh, 0.4% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist.
27,390 people did not state a religion. 1,243 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 45 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.
47.3% of people are married, 11.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 23.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.8% are separated or divorced. There are 21,670 widowed people living in Kirklees.
The top occupations listed by people in Kirklees are Professional 15.6%, Skilled trades 12.3%, Associate professional and technical 11.7%, Elementary 11.3%, Administrative and secretarial 10.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.7%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.3%, Elementary administration and service 9.1%, Sales and customer service 8.7%.
Browse for Kirklees Demographics by ward/suburb
- England LocalStats
- Yorkshire and The Humber LocalStats
- Kirklees Areas
- Almondbury, Ashbrow, Batley East, Batley West, Birstall and Birkenshaw, Cleckheaton, Colne Valley, Crosland Moor and Netherton, Dalton, Denby Dale, Dewsbury East, Dewsbury South, Dewsbury West, Golcar, Greenhead, Heckmondwike, Holme Valley North, Holme Valley South, Kirkburton, Lindley, Liversedge and Gomersal, Mirfield, Newsome
- 2011 Census United Kingdom