Central Demographics (Sheffield, England)

Central is a ward in Sheffield of Yorkshire and The Humber, England and includes areas of Moorfoot, Hartshead, Lowfields, Highfields, Upperthorpe, Woodside, Kelham Island, Philadelphia, Parkwood Springs, Neepsend, Wicker, Sharrowvale, Sharrow Head, Brincliffe, Carter Knowle, Sharrow Vale, Kenwood and Netheredge.

In the 2011 census the population of Central was 36,412 and is made up of approximately 47% females and 53% males.

The average age of people in Central is 27, while the median age is lower at 22.

63.9% of people living in Central were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 6.4% China, 3.1% India, 2.7% Pakistan, 1.4% Somalia, 1.1% Nigeria, 0.9% North Africa, 0.8% Wales, 0.8% Scotland, 0.8% Bangladesh.

74.8% of people living in Central speak English. The other top languages spoken are 6.2% All other Chinese, 2.8% Arabic, 1.6% Urdu, 1.3% Somali, 1.0% Polish, 0.8% Kurdish, 0.8% Greek, 0.7% Panjabi, 0.7% Bengali.

The religious make up of Central is 38.7% No religion, 31.3% Christian, 16.3% Muslim, 3.1% Hindu, 1.7% Buddhist, 0.5% Sikh, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist. 2,335 people did not state a religion. 284 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 28 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

14.1% of people are married, 10.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 64.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 4.6% are separated or divorced. There are 866 widowed people living in Central.

The top occupations listed by people in Central are Professional 22.9%, Elementary 16.5%, Sales and customer service 15.8%, Elementary administration and service 15.7%, Associate professional and technical 13.4%, Sales 12.6%, Sales Assistants and Retail Cashiers 11.3%, Administrative and secretarial 8.0%, Science, research, engineering and technology professionals 6.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 6.9%.

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