Farnley and Wortley Demographics (Leeds, England)

Farnley and Wortley is a ward in Leeds of Yorkshire and The Humber, England and includes areas of Lower Wortley, New Farnley, Bawn, New Blackpool, Wortley, Gilbert Royd, Silver Royd Hill, Upper Wortley, Peel Mount, Farnley, Parkspring, Low Moor Side, Hough End, Beeston, Armley, Carr Crofts, Gamble Hill, Green Thorpe Estate, Far Fold, Hill End, Swallow Hill and Cabbage Hill.

In the 2011 census the population of Farnley and Wortley was 24,213 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Farnley and Wortley is 39, while the median age is lower at 38.

91.7% of people living in Farnley and Wortley were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.3% Scotland, 0.6% Ireland, 0.6% India, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Wales, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Pakistan, 0.1% Nigeria, 0.1% Iran.

96.8% of people living in Farnley and Wortley speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.1% Polish, 0.2% Panjabi, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% African language, 0.1% Gujarati, 0.1% Persian/Farsi, 0.1% Kurdish, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Shona.

The religious make up of Farnley and Wortley is 57.8% Christian, 31.8% No religion, 1.3% Muslim, 0.8% Hindu, 0.6% Sikh, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic. 1,574 people did not state a religion. 93 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

40.8% of people are married, 15.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 25.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.4% are separated or divorced. There are 1,344 widowed people living in Farnley and Wortley.

The top occupations listed by people in Farnley and Wortley are Administrative and secretarial 14.0%, Skilled trades 13.7%, Elementary 12.4%, Professional 11.4%, Associate professional and technical 11.3%, Elementary administration and service 11.0%, Administrative 10.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.2%, Sales and customer service 10.1%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.6%.