Colne Valley Demographics (Kirklees, England)

Colne Valley is a ward in Kirklees of Yorkshire and The Humber, England and includes areas of Linthwaite, Hill Top, Slaithwaite, Woods Avenue, Marsden, Hey Green, Tunnel End, Colne Valley, Clough Lee, Dirker Bank, Gate Head, Warehouse Hill, The Dean, Golcar, Bolster Moor, Nettleton Hill, Westwood, Crimble, Upper Wellhouse, Moorside Edge, Lower Wellhouse, Scapegoat Hill, Clough Head, Hoyle House, Town End and Wellhouse.

In the 2011 census the population of Colne Valley was 17,369 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Colne Valley is 40, while the median age is higher at 41.

94.7% of people living in Colne Valley were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.3% Scotland, 0.5% Wales, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Australia, 0.2% India, 0.2% South Africa, 0.1% Pakistan, 0.1% United States.

99.0% of people living in Colne Valley speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Polish, 0.1% Panjabi, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Kurdish.

The religious make up of Colne Valley is 55.6% Christian, 34.1% No religion, 0.6% Muslim, 0.2% Sikh, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Atheist.

1,374 people did not state a religion. 78 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 4 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

48.5% of people are married, 14.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.9% are separated or divorced. There are 962 widowed people living in Colne Valley.

The top occupations listed by people in Colne Valley are Professional 18.2%, Skilled trades 13.8%, Associate professional and technical 12.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.8%, Administrative and secretarial 10.1%, Elementary 9.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.0%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.9%, Administrative 7.7%, Corporate managers and directors 7.6%.