Elland Demographics (Calderdale, England)

Elland is a ward in Calderdale of Yorkshire and The Humber, England and includes areas of Blackley, Old Earth, Binns and Lowfields Business Park.

In the 2011 census the population of Elland was 11,676 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

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

92.6% of people living in Elland were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.3% Scotland, 1.1% Pakistan, 0.8% Ireland, 0.5% Wales, 0.5% India, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Philippines, 0.1% China.

97.3% of people living in Elland speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.6% Panjabi, 0.6% Polish, 0.3% Urdu, 0.1% Gujarati, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Hindi, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% Spanish.

The religious make up of Elland is 58.1% Christian, 30.4% No religion, 3.5% Muslim, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Humanist. 744 people did not state a religion. 41 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

43.8% of people are married, 14.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 22.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.2% are separated or divorced. There are 713 widowed people living in Elland.

The top occupations listed by people in Elland are Skilled trades 13.5%, Professional 12.9%, Administrative and secretarial 12.7%, Associate professional and technical 12.0%, Elementary 11.4%, Process, plant and machine operatives 10.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.9%, Administrative 9.6%, Elementary administration and service 9.4%.