Batley East Demographics (Kirklees, England)

Batley East is a ward in Kirklees of Yorkshire and The Humber, England and includes areas of Hanging Heaton, Lower Soothill, Soothill, Staincliffe, Mount Pleasant, Purlwell, Bunkers Hill, Carlton Grange, Healey and Carlinghow.

In the 2011 census the population of Batley East was 19,189 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Batley East is 35, while the median age is lower at 32.

77.6% of people living in Batley East were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 10.5% India, 6.0% Pakistan, 0.5% Scotland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Wales, 0.1% Zimbabwe, 0.1% Bangladesh, 0.1% Northern Ireland.

75.0% of people living in Batley East speak English. The other top languages spoken are 14.9% Gujarati, 3.3% Panjabi, 3.1% Urdu, 1.3% Polish, 0.3% Pashto, 0.3% Serbian/Croatian/Bosnian, 0.2% Pakistani Pahari, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% South Asian Language.

The religious make up of Batley East is 52.2% Muslim, 30.2% Christian, 10.6% No religion, 0.3% Sikh, 0.3% Hindu, 0.1% Buddhist. 1,118 people did not state a religion. 24 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

49.7% of people are married, 8.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 25.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.0% are separated or divorced. There are 792 widowed people living in Batley East.

The top occupations listed by people in Batley East are Elementary 14.3%, Process, plant and machine operatives 13.5%, Sales and customer service 13.1%, Professional 11.3%, Skilled trades 11.0%, Sales 11.0%, Elementary administration and service 10.2%, Sales Assistants and Retail Cashiers 9.8%, Administrative and secretarial 9.7%, Associate professional and technical 9.3%.