Wheatley Demographics (Doncaster, England)

Wheatley is a ward in Doncaster of Yorkshire and The Humber, England and includes areas of Wheatley, Wheatley Park, Wheatley Hills, Long Sandall, Shaw Lane Industrial Estate, Bennetthorpe, Parkside and Town Moor.

In the 2011 census the population of Wheatley was 14,742 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Wheatley is 38, while the median age is lower at 36.

79.5% of people living in Wheatley were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Scotland, 1.3% Pakistan, 0.6% India, 0.5% Wales, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Iran, 0.3% China, 0.3% Zimbabwe.

84.5% of people living in Wheatley speak English. The other top languages spoken are 8.1% Polish, 1.0% Urdu, 0.8% Turkish, 0.5% Lithuanian, 0.5% Latvian, 0.5% Kurdish, 0.4% Panjabi, 0.3% Arabic, 0.2% Persian/Farsi.

The religious make up of Wheatley is 59.2% Christian, 25.7% No religion, 5.5% Muslim, 1.0% Sikh, 0.6% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Atheist.

1,021 people did not state a religion. 38 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 3 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

36.4% of people are married, 14.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.3% live with a partner of the same sex, 28.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.3% are separated or divorced. There are 993 widowed people living in Wheatley.

The top occupations listed by people in Wheatley are Elementary 24.5%, Elementary administration and service 19.0%, Process, plant and machine operatives 12.9%, Skilled trades 10.9%, Sales and customer service 10.4%, Professional 9.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.6%, Sales 8.5%, Associate professional and technical 8.3%, Administrative and secretarial 7.7%.

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