Charnwood Demographics (Leicester, England)

Charnwood is a ward in Leicester of East Midlands, England and includes areas of Humberstone.

In the 2011 census the population of Charnwood was 13,291 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Charnwood is 32, while the median age is lower at 30.

52.4% of people living in Charnwood were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 21.7% India, 2.4% Pakistan, 2.2% Kenya, 2.1% Somalia, 1.2% Zimbabwe, 0.6% Africa not otherwise specified, 0.5% Jamaica, 0.5% North Africa, 0.5% Scotland.

58.0% of people living in Charnwood speak English. The other top languages spoken are 19.8% Gujarati, 3.3% Panjabi, 2.8% South Asian Language, 2.5% Urdu, 2.5% Somali, 2.1% Portuguese, 1.5% Kurdish, 1.1% Polish, 0.7% Arabic.

The religious make up of Charnwood is 38.7% Muslim, 23.2% Christian, 15.9% Hindu, 12.3% No religion, 4.3% Sikh, 0.2% Buddhist. 639 people did not state a religion. 13 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

43.5% of people are married, 6.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 29.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.2% are separated or divorced. There are 587 widowed people living in Charnwood.

The top occupations listed by people in Charnwood are Process, plant and machine operatives 23.4%, Elementary 21.6%, Process, plant and machine operatives 17.7%, Elementary administration and service 15.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.8%, Sales and customer service 10.7%, Process Operatives 9.3%, Skilled trades 8.7%, Caring personal service 8.6%, Sales 8.0%.

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