Leek East Demographics (Staffordshire Moorlands, England)

Leek East is a ward in Staffordshire Moorlands of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Birchall, Cornhill Cross, Brow Hill, Ball Haye Green, Haregate and Abbotsville.

In the 2011 census the population of Leek East was 4,981 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Leek East is 43, while the median age is higher at 44.

94.6% of people living in Leek East were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% Wales, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% China, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Hong Kong .

98.0% of people living in Leek East speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.9% Polish, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Romanian, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Panjabi, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% Slovak.

The religious make up of Leek East is 71.0% Christian, 20.5% No religion, 0.2% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Hindu. 345 people did not state a religion. 18 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

46.4% of people are married, 12.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 21.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.4% are separated or divorced. There are 325 widowed people living in Leek East.

The top occupations listed by people in Leek East are Professional 14.3%, Skilled trades 13.3%, Elementary 12.4%, Associate professional and technical 11.1%, Administrative and secretarial 10.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.7%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.8%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.7%, Elementary administration and service 9.3%, Administrative 9.0%.

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