Central Demographics (Barnsley, England)

Central is a ward in Barnsley of Yorkshire and The Humber, England and includes areas of Smithies, Measborough Dike, Town End, Oaks Business Park, Smithy Wood, Mount Osbourne Ind Estate, Smithy Green, Athersley North, Old Mill, Athersley, Smithy Hill, Athersley South and Worsbrough.

In the 2011 census the population of Central was 11,115 and is made up of approximately 49% females and 51% males.

The average age of people in Central is 39, while the median age is lower at 38.

90.6% of people living in Central were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 0.8% Scotland, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.4% Wales, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Iran, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% China, 0.1% Nigeria.

94.0% of people living in Central speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.8% Polish, 0.4% Latvian, 0.2% Lithuanian, 0.2% Arabic, 0.2% Persian/Farsi, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.2% Portuguese, 0.2% Kurdish, 0.1% French.

The religious make up of Central is 64.1% Christian, 26.8% No religion, 1.1% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Atheist. 759 people did not state a religion. 49 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

39.7% of people are married, 16.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.2% live with a partner of the same sex, 25.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.9% are separated or divorced. There are 800 widowed people living in Central.

The top occupations listed by people in Central are Elementary 14.8%, Skilled trades 12.6%, Process, plant and machine operatives 12.2%, Elementary administration and service 11.7%, Professional 11.4%, Sales and customer service 11.3%, Administrative and secretarial 10.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.7%, Associate professional and technical 9.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 8.4%.

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