Horbury and South Ossett Demographics (Wakefield, England)

Horbury and South Ossett is a ward in Wakefield of Yorkshire and The Humber, England and includes areas of Horbury, Storrs Hill, Cluntergate, Hall Cliffe, Roundwood, Haggs Hill, Spring End, Osset Spa and Ossett Spa.

In the 2011 census the population of Horbury and South Ossett was 15,032 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Horbury and South Ossett is 42, while the median age is higher at 43.

95.5% of people living in Horbury and South Ossett were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.1% Scotland, 0.4% Wales, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Ireland, 0.1% Pakistan, 0.1% India, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Australia, 0.1% United States.

98.8% of people living in Horbury and South Ossett speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Polish, 0.1% Panjabi, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% African language, 0.1% German.

The religious make up of Horbury and South Ossett is 65.1% Christian, 26.5% No religion, 0.6% Muslim, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic. 974 people did not state a religion. 49 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

49.4% of people are married, 12.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.4% are separated or divorced. There are 931 widowed people living in Horbury and South Ossett.

The top occupations listed by people in Horbury and South Ossett are Professional 15.6%, Skilled trades 13.0%, Administrative and secretarial 12.9%, Associate professional and technical 12.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.8%, Elementary 9.7%, Administrative 9.6%, Sales and customer service 8.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.8%, Elementary administration and service 8.7%.

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