Kirkley Demographics (Waveney, England)

Kirkley is a ward in Waveney of East of England, England and includes areas of South Lowestoft and Kirkley.

In the 2011 census the population of Kirkley was 7,439 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Kirkley is 40, while the median age is also 40.

91.1% of people living in Kirkley were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.8% Scotland, 0.5% Wales, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% India, 0.2% United States, 0.1% South America, 0.1% Philippines, 0.1% South Africa.

96.4% of people living in Kirkley speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.2% Portuguese, 0.9% Polish, 0.2% Turkish, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% German, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% French.

The religious make up of Kirkley is 53.8% Christian, 36.8% No religion, 0.7% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Jewish. 527 people did not state a religion. 38 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

37.9% of people are married, 14.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 26.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 12.6% are separated or divorced. There are 573 widowed people living in Kirkley.

The top occupations listed by people in Kirkley are Elementary 14.9%, Skilled trades 14.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 14.1%, Elementary administration and service 12.6%, Process, plant and machine operatives 12.0%, Caring personal service 10.8%, Sales and customer service 10.5%, Professional 9.5%, Sales 9.1%, Associate professional and technical 8.4%.

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