Batley West Demographics (Kirklees, England)

Batley West is a ward in Kirklees of Yorkshire and The Humber, England and includes areas of Carlinghow, Staincliffe, Cross Bank, White Lee, Carlton Grange, Healey, Mount Pleasant, Purlwell, Bunkers Hill, Birstall, Howden Clough and Copley Hill.

In the 2011 census the population of Batley West was 19,384 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Batley West is 36, while the median age is lower at 34.

85.0% of people living in Batley West were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 6.3% Pakistan, 3.7% India, 0.7% Scotland, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.1% Zimbabwe, 0.1% North Africa.

86.1% of people living in Batley West speak English. The other top languages spoken are 4.6% Gujarati, 3.9% Panjabi, 2.7% Urdu, 0.6% Polish, 0.3% South Asian Language, 0.2% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.2% Pashto, 0.1% Pakistani Pahari, 0.1% Arabic.

The religious make up of Batley West is 46.1% Christian, 30.5% Muslim, 16.1% No religion, 0.5% Hindu, 0.3% Sikh, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish. 1,160 people did not state a religion. 28 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

49.0% of people are married, 9.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 24.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.2% are separated or divorced. There are 851 widowed people living in Batley West.

The top occupations listed by people in Batley West are Elementary 14.3%, Process, plant and machine operatives 13.9%, Skilled trades 12.9%, Professional 11.3%, Elementary administration and service 10.8%, Sales and customer service 10.6%, Administrative and secretarial 10.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.6%, Associate professional and technical 9.1%, Sales 8.5%.

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