Lower Wensleydale Demographics (Richmondshire, England)

Lower Wensleydale is a ward in Richmondshire of Yorkshire and The Humber, England and includes areas of Cowling.

In the 2011 census the population of Lower Wensleydale was 1,477 and is made up of approximately 46% females and 54% males.

The average age of people in Lower Wensleydale is 44, while the median age is higher at 48.

91.3% of people living in Lower Wensleydale were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.5% Scotland, 1.1% Wales, 0.6% South Africa, 0.6% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.3% Australia, 0.2% India, 0.1% Kenya.

99.4% of people living in Lower Wensleydale speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Estonian, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Danish, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% French, 0.1% Hungarian.

The religious make up of Lower Wensleydale is 76.4% Christian, 16.0% No religion, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Humanist, 0.1% Muslim. 104 people did not state a religion.

64.8% of people are married, 7.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 15.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 5.7% are separated or divorced. There are 42 widowed people living in Lower Wensleydale.

The top occupations listed by people in Lower Wensleydale are Skilled trades 20.5%, Professional 19.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.5%, Skilled agricultural and related trades 11.2%, Agricultural and Related Trades 11.2%, Elementary 11.2%, Associate professional and technical 10.7%, Administrative and secretarial 10.1%, Teaching and educational professionals 9.0%, Teaching and Educational Professionals 9.0%.

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