Castleford Central and Glasshoughton Demographics (Wakefield, England)

Castleford Central and Glasshoughton is a ward in Wakefield of Yorkshire and The Humber, England and includes areas of Glasshoughton, Glass Houghton, Half Acres, Whitwood Mere, Queens Park and Lumley Hill.

In the 2011 census the population of Castleford Central and Glasshoughton was 15,306 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Castleford Central and Glasshoughton is 40, while the median age is higher at 41.

95.1% of people living in Castleford Central and Glasshoughton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 0.9% Scotland, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% China, 0.1% Northern Ireland, 0.1% India, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Hong Kong .

97.7% of people living in Castleford Central and Glasshoughton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.2% Polish, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% African language, 0.1% Panjabi, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Hungarian.

The religious make up of Castleford Central and Glasshoughton is 66.5% Christian, 25.9% No religion, 0.4% Muslim, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Sikh.

988 people did not state a religion. 21 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 3 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

44.9% of people are married, 15.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 22.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.7% are separated or divorced. There are 958 widowed people living in Castleford Central and Glasshoughton.

The top occupations listed by people in Castleford Central and Glasshoughton are Elementary 17.6%, Elementary administration and service 15.1%, Skilled trades 12.5%, Process, plant and machine operatives 12.2%, Administrative and secretarial 11.1%, Sales and customer service 10.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.1%, Associate professional and technical 10.0%, Administrative 8.7%, Sales 8.5%.