Beeston and Holbeck Demographics (Leeds, England)

Beeston and Holbeck is a ward in Leeds of Yorkshire and The Humber, England and includes areas of Beeston, Holbeck, Beeston Park Side, Beeston Hill, Shaw Mill and Mill Shaw.

In the 2011 census the population of Beeston and Holbeck was 22,187 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Beeston and Holbeck is 36, while the median age is lower at 34.

80.9% of people living in Beeston and Holbeck were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.3% Pakistan, 1.3% Scotland, 1.0% India, 0.9% Ireland, 0.9% Zimbabwe, 0.6% Ghana, 0.6% Bangladesh, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Kenya.

87.7% of people living in Beeston and Holbeck speak English. The other top languages spoken are 3.4% Polish, 1.1% Urdu, 0.8% Panjabi, 0.6% Kurdish, 0.5% Bengali, 0.5% French, 0.5% Portuguese, 0.4% Tigrinya, 0.3% Lithuanian.

The religious make up of Beeston and Holbeck is 53.2% Christian, 27.6% No religion, 9.4% Muslim, 1.0% Sikh, 0.7% Hindu, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist. 1,556 people did not state a religion. 47 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

35.7% of people are married, 13.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 31.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.7% are separated or divorced. There are 1,325 widowed people living in Beeston and Holbeck.

The top occupations listed by people in Beeston and Holbeck are Elementary 17.9%, Elementary administration and service 15.5%, Administrative and secretarial 11.8%, Sales and customer service 11.6%, Skilled trades 11.3%, Process, plant and machine operatives 10.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.1%, Associate professional and technical 9.9%, Professional 9.9%, Administrative 9.2%.

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