Shipley Demographics (Bradford, England)

Shipley is a ward in Bradford of Yorkshire and The Humber, England and includes areas of Moorhead, Saltaire, Nab Wood, Baildon, Charlestown, Esholt, Brook Hill, Baildon Green, Aire Way, Woodbottom, Aire View Crescent, Ferniehurst and Baildon Wood Bottom.

In the 2011 census the population of Shipley was 15,483 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Shipley is 40, while the median age is lower at 39.

87.2% of people living in Shipley were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.3% Pakistan, 1.3% Scotland, 1.0% India, 0.6% Philippines, 0.5% Wales, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Bangladesh, 0.3% South Africa.

94.2% of people living in Shipley speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.1% Polish, 1.0% Panjabi, 0.8% Urdu, 0.3% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.3% Italian, 0.2% Bengali, 0.2% Arabic, 0.2% Slovak, 0.1% French.

The religious make up of Shipley is 50.6% Christian, 29.7% No religion, 9.2% Muslim, 0.7% Hindu, 0.6% Sikh, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic.

1,143 people did not state a religion. 75 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

41.8% of people are married, 13.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.2% live with a partner of the same sex, 26.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.5% are separated or divorced. There are 864 widowed people living in Shipley.

The top occupations listed by people in Shipley are Professional 25.2%, Associate professional and technical 14.0%, Administrative and secretarial 12.3%, Administrative 10.1%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.0%, Elementary 8.9%, Skilled trades 8.7%, Teaching and educational professionals 8.4%, Teaching and Educational Professionals 8.4%.

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