Central Demographics (Doncaster, England)

Central is a ward in Doncaster of Yorkshire and The Humber, England and includes areas of Balby, Kelham Street Industrial Estate, Bessacarr, Hexthorpe, New Hexthorpe, Old Hexthorpe, Town Moor, Hyde Park, Belle Vue, Wheatley, Bennetthorpe and Parkside.

In the 2011 census the population of Central was 18,207 and is made up of approximately 47% females and 53% males.

The average age of people in Central is 36, while the median age is lower at 33.

76.2% of people living in Central were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.1% Pakistan, 1.3% Scotland, 0.7% India, 0.6% Ireland, 0.5% China, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.4% Wales, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Jamaica.

81.3% of people living in Central speak English. The other top languages spoken are 6.5% Polish, 1.6% Kurdish, 1.4% Urdu, 1.1% Slovak, 0.8% Panjabi, 0.7% Latvian, 0.7% Lithuanian, 0.6% Czech, 0.5% Turkish.

The religious make up of Central is 55.2% Christian, 25.6% No religion, 8.6% Muslim, 1.4% Sikh, 0.5% Hindu, 0.5% Buddhist. 1,326 people did not state a religion. 52 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 6 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

32.7% of people are married, 14.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 2.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 30.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 12.6% are separated or divorced. There are 1,352 widowed people living in Central.

The top occupations listed by people in Central are Elementary 26.4%, Elementary administration and service 21.0%, Process, plant and machine operatives 12.7%, Skilled trades 10.8%, Sales and customer service 10.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.9%, Sales 8.5%, Administrative and secretarial 8.3%, Professional 7.8%, Caring personal service 7.7%.

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