Idle and Thackley Demographics (Bradford, England)

Idle and Thackley is a ward in Bradford of Yorkshire and The Humber, England and includes areas of Idle, Greengates, Thackley, Eccleshill, Cote Farm Estate, Idle Moor, West Royd, Ravenscliffe, Simpson Green, Burnwells, Haigh Fold, Thackley End, Apperley Bridge, Thorpe Edge and Fourlands.

In the 2011 census the population of Idle and Thackley was 16,135 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Idle and Thackley is 40, while the median age is also 40.

93.5% of people living in Idle and Thackley were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 0.9% Scotland, 0.7% India, 0.4% Wales, 0.4% Pakistan, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Jamaica, 0.1% Kenya.

97.8% of people living in Idle and Thackley speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.5% Panjabi, 0.4% Polish, 0.1% Gujarati, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% Czech.

The religious make up of Idle and Thackley is 63.0% Christian, 27.0% No religion, 1.3% Sikh, 1.2% Muslim, 0.4% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist. 988 people did not state a religion. 45 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 4 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

47.8% of people are married, 14.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 21.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.5% are separated or divorced. There are 840 widowed people living in Idle and Thackley.

The top occupations listed by people in Idle and Thackley are Professional 16.7%, Associate professional and technical 15.5%, Administrative and secretarial 14.1%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.5%, Skilled trades 11.3%, Administrative 10.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.1%, Corporate managers and directors 8.7%, Business and public service associate professionals 8.2%, Sales and customer service 7.6%.

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