Garforth and Swillington Demographics (Leeds, England)

Garforth and Swillington is a ward in Leeds of Yorkshire and The Humber, England and includes areas of Garforth, Garforth Bridge, West Garforth, East Garforth, Lowside, Sturton Grange, Great Preston, Oulton, Woodlesford and Swillington.

In the 2011 census the population of Garforth and Swillington was 19,811 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Garforth and Swillington is 43, while the median age is higher at 44.

94.9% of people living in Garforth and Swillington were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Scotland, 0.5% Wales, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% India, 0.2% South Africa, 0.1% Zimbabwe, 0.1% China, 0.1% United States.

99.2% of people living in Garforth and Swillington speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Polish, 0.1% Panjabi.

The religious make up of Garforth and Swillington is 70.2% Christian, 21.9% No religion, 0.3% Muslim, 0.2% Hindu, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic. 1,255 people did not state a religion. 44 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

54.8% of people are married, 9.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.6% are separated or divorced. There are 963 widowed people living in Garforth and Swillington.

The top occupations listed by people in Garforth and Swillington are Administrative and secretarial 14.6%, Professional 14.4%, Associate professional and technical 13.1%, Skilled trades 12.6%, Administrative 10.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.5%, Sales and customer service 9.3%, Elementary 9.2%, Elementary administration and service 8.2%.

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