Wetherby Demographics (Leeds, England)

Wetherby is a ward in Leeds of Yorkshire and The Humber, England and includes areas of Hall Orchards, Hall Field, Boston Spa, Linton, North Deighton, Kirk Deighton, Bramham, Wothersome, Oglethorpe, Clifford, Kearby Town End, Sicklinghall, Kearby, Little Ribston, Walton, Thorp Arch Estate and Thorp Arch.

In the 2011 census the population of Wetherby was 19,979 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Wetherby is 44, while the median age is higher at 46.

91.8% of people living in Wetherby were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.0% Scotland, 1.0% Wales, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% United States, 0.2% India, 0.1% Australia, 0.1% Pakistan.

98.6% of people living in Wetherby speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Polish, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% German, 0.1% Panjabi, 0.1% Lithuanian, 0.1% Thai, 0.1% Bengali.

The religious make up of Wetherby is 71.5% Christian, 19.9% No religion, 0.9% Muslim, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Hindu. 1,255 people did not state a religion. 43 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

57.2% of people are married, 8.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 16.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.7% are separated or divorced. There are 954 widowed people living in Wetherby.

The top occupations listed by people in Wetherby are Professional 21.7%, Managers, directors and senior officials 15.5%, Associate professional and technical 14.2%, Administrative and secretarial 12.4%, Corporate managers and directors 11.1%, Skilled trades 9.2%, Administrative 9.1%, Business and public service associate professionals 8.2%, Elementary 8.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.5%.

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