Skipton West Demographics (Craven, England)

Skipton West is a ward in Craven of Yorkshire and The Humber, England and includes areas of Old Park, Spring Gardens, Aireville, Middle Town and Millfields.

In the 2011 census the population of Skipton West was 4,011 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Skipton West is 40, while the median age is lower at 39.

87.3% of people living in Skipton West were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.6% Pakistan, 1.5% Philippines, 1.3% Scotland, 0.8% India, 0.5% Wales, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% Bangladesh, 0.2% South Africa.

92.1% of people living in Skipton West speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.7% Polish, 1.5% Urdu, 1.2% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.9% Panjabi, 0.5% Pashto, 0.3% Hungarian, 0.2% Pakistani Pahari, 0.2% Nepalese, 0.2% Bengali.

The religious make up of Skipton West is 59.4% Christian, 23.4% No religion, 8.3% Muslim, 0.5% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic. 280 people did not state a religion. 12 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

42.2% of people are married, 11.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 26.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.3% are separated or divorced. There are 299 widowed people living in Skipton West.

The top occupations listed by people in Skipton West are Elementary 14.7%, Professional 14.6%, Skilled trades 13.7%, Elementary administration and service 11.3%, Associate professional and technical 10.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.5%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.1%, Sales and customer service 9.1%, Administrative and secretarial 8.5%.

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