Golcar Demographics (Kirklees, England)

Golcar is a ward in Kirklees of Yorkshire and The Humber, England and includes areas of Paddock, Lindley, Oakes, Marsh, Milnsbridge, Dodlee, Cliff End, Leymoor, Longwood, Royds Hall, Quarmby, Clough Head, Wellhouse, Westwood, Golcar, Bolster Moor, Moorside Edge, Nettleton Hill, Crimble, Upper Wellhouse, Hoyle House, Lower Wellhouse, Scapegoat Hill and Town End.

In the 2011 census the population of Golcar was 18,033 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Golcar is 38, while the median age is also 38.

92.4% of people living in Golcar were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.1% Scotland, 0.9% Pakistan, 0.9% Ireland, 0.5% Wales, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% India, 0.2% Jamaica, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.1% South Africa.

97.4% of people living in Golcar speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.5% Panjabi, 0.5% Urdu, 0.3% Polish, 0.1% South Asian Language, 0.1% Shona, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% French, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% All other Chinese.

The religious make up of Golcar is 55.9% Christian, 32.9% No religion, 2.8% Muslim, 0.3% Sikh, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Atheist. 1,210 people did not state a religion. 77 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

42.0% of people are married, 16.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 24.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.8% are separated or divorced. There are 1,107 widowed people living in Golcar.

The top occupations listed by people in Golcar are Professional 15.9%, Skilled trades 13.6%, Associate professional and technical 12.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.3%, Elementary 10.8%, Administrative and secretarial 10.3%, Elementary administration and service 9.1%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.0%, Caring personal service 8.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 8.8%.

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