Leek West Demographics (Staffordshire Moorlands, England)

Leek West is a ward in Staffordshire Moorlands of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Thorncliffe, Abbey Green, Rudyard, Stonycliff, Lask Edge, Easing, Meerbrook, Blackshaw Moor, The Hollands, Horton, Bridge End, Poolend, Upper Hulme and Blue Hills.

In the 2011 census the population of Leek West was 4,647 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Leek West is 43, while the median age is higher at 45.

95.6% of people living in Leek West were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 0.6% Scotland, 0.6% Wales, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.1% China, 0.1% Northern Ireland, 0.1% Hong Kong , 0.1% India, 0.1% United States.

98.6% of people living in Leek West speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.7% Polish, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Tamil, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% French.

The religious make up of Leek West is 71.3% Christian, 20.5% No religion, 0.3% Muslim, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Buddhist.

314 people did not state a religion. 13 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

52.9% of people are married, 10.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.0% are separated or divorced. There are 239 widowed people living in Leek West.

The top occupations listed by people in Leek West are Professional 16.3%, Skilled trades 12.8%, Administrative and secretarial 12.0%, Associate professional and technical 11.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.3%, Elementary 10.8%, Administrative 9.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.8%, Elementary administration and service 8.5%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.4%.

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