Newsome Demographics (Kirklees, England)

Newsome is a ward in Kirklees of Yorkshire and The Humber, England and includes areas of Edgerton, Lindley, Birkby, Paddock, Lockwood, Storth, Cowcliffe Side, Redwood, Round Hill Bottom, Fixby, Burn, Netheroyd Hill, Trafalgar, Top Of Cowcliffe, Fartown Green, Hoyers Industrial Estate, Brackenhall, Trough, Riddings, Badger Hill, Scotgate, Grimescar, Elland Upper Edge, Seventy Acres, Croft Hollow, Bradley Grange, Cowcliffe, Kirkburton, Lepton, Fenay Bridge, Nook, Prince Royd, Cliff End, Royds Hall, Milnsbridge, Leymoor, Dodlee, Rashcliffe, Folly Hall, Newsome, Berry Brow, Almondbury, Big Valley, Gledholt, Springwood, Fartown, Taylor Hill, Stocksmoor, Newsome Cross, Primrose Hill, Thurstonland, Stile Common, Farnley Tyas, Tunnacliffe Hill, Hall Bower, Close Hill, Paddock Brow, Bradley Mills, Lower Fold, Johnny Moore's Hill, Paddock Foot, Wood End, Shearing Cross, Seed Hill, Aspley, Thornton Lodge, Bay Hall, Crosland Hill, Hanging Stone, Armitage Bridge, Lower Crosland, Netherton, South Crosland, Moldgreen, Marsh, Waterloo, Beck Road Industrial Estate, Lee Head, Marsh Fold, Grove Place, Lowerhouses, Greenside, Benomley and Kidroyd.

In the 2011 census the population of Newsome was 19,837 and is made up of approximately 48% females and 52% males.

The average age of people in Newsome is 36, while the median age is lower at 31.

78.2% of people living in Newsome were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 4.0% Pakistan, 1.4% China, 1.2% India, 1.0% Scotland, 1.0% Ireland, 0.7% North Africa, 0.6% Zimbabwe, 0.5% Jamaica, 0.5% Iran.

85.4% of people living in Newsome speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.5% Panjabi, 1.9% Polish, 1.8% Urdu, 1.6% Arabic, 1.2% All other Chinese, 0.7% Kurdish, 0.5% Greek, 0.4% French, 0.4% Persian/Farsi.

The religious make up of Newsome is 46.3% Christian, 28.9% No religion, 14.0% Muslim, 1.3% Sikh, 0.6% Hindu, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Atheist. 1,385 people did not state a religion. 117 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 8 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

32.4% of people are married, 11.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 36.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.5% are separated or divorced. There are 1,210 widowed people living in Newsome.

The top occupations listed by people in Newsome are Elementary 15.6%, Professional 13.7%, Elementary administration and service 13.4%, Sales and customer service 11.7%, Associate professional and technical 11.3%, Skilled trades 10.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.2%, Sales 9.7%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.6%, Administrative and secretarial 9.0%.

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