Bowling and Barkerend Demographics (Bradford, England)

Bowling and Barkerend is a ward in Bradford of Yorkshire and The Humber, England and includes areas of Ripleyville, Tyersal, Sutton Estate and Laisterdyke.

In the 2011 census the population of Bowling and Barkerend was 20,618 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Bowling and Barkerend is 31, while the median age is lower at 28.

70.6% of people living in Bowling and Barkerend were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 13.3% Pakistan, 3.5% Bangladesh, 2.4% India, 0.5% North Africa, 0.5% Scotland, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% Jamaica, 0.3% Kenya.

71.4% of people living in Bowling and Barkerend speak English. The other top languages spoken are 6.7% Urdu, 6.2% Panjabi, 4.4% Bengali, 3.2% Pashto, 1.9% Polish, 0.7% Arabic, 0.7% Gujarati, 0.6% Kurdish, 0.6% Slovak.

The religious make up of Bowling and Barkerend is 45.8% Muslim, 29.7% Christian, 14.5% No religion, 2.7% Sikh, 0.9% Hindu, 0.1% Buddhist. 1,220 people did not state a religion. 19 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 5 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

41.5% of people are married, 8.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 29.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.7% are separated or divorced. There are 878 widowed people living in Bowling and Barkerend.

The top occupations listed by people in Bowling and Barkerend are Elementary 19.9%, Elementary administration and service 15.9%, Process, plant and machine operatives 15.2%, Skilled trades 12.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.7%, Sales and customer service 10.0%, Administrative and secretarial 9.7%, Transport and mobile machine drivers and operatives 8.7%, Caring personal service 8.6%, Professional 8.4%.

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