Knottingley Demographics (Wakefield, England)

Knottingley is a ward in Wakefield of Yorkshire and The Humber, England and includes areas of Ferrybridge, Marsh End, Pickhill Garth, Kellingley, South Moor, The Holes, Fernley Green, Cridling Park, Cattlelaith, Ropewalk, Darrington Leys, Cow Lane Bridge and Cridling Stubbs.

In the 2011 census the population of Knottingley was 13,710 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Knottingley is 40, while the median age is higher at 41.

93.4% of people living in Knottingley were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.9% Scotland, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% India, 0.2% Pakistan, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Philippines.

98.1% of people living in Knottingley speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.9% Polish, 0.2% Panjabi, 0.1% Malayalam, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% All other Chinese.

The religious make up of Knottingley is 69.4% Christian, 23.2% No religion, 0.4% Muslim, 0.2% Sikh, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Hindu. 826 people did not state a religion. 31 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

43.1% of people are married, 15.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 23.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.6% are separated or divorced. There are 796 widowed people living in Knottingley.

The top occupations listed by people in Knottingley are Process, plant and machine operatives 19.3%, Elementary 17.2%, Elementary administration and service 13.9%, Skilled trades 13.7%, Process, plant and machine operatives 12.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.7%, Sales and customer service 10.1%, Administrative and secretarial 8.9%, Caring personal service 8.8%, Sales 8.6%.

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