Walkley Demographics (Sheffield, England)

Walkley is a ward in Sheffield of Yorkshire and The Humber, England and includes areas of Longsett, Philadelphia, Kelham Island, Upperthorpe, Woodside, Stannington, Walkley, Rivelin, Rails and Liberty Hill.

In the 2011 census the population of Walkley was 21,793 and is made up of approximately 49% females and 51% males.

The average age of people in Walkley is 36, while the median age is lower at 31.

75.8% of people living in Walkley were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 5.4% China, 1.0% North Africa, 0.9% Scotland, 0.8% India, 0.8% Somalia, 0.7% Iran, 0.7% Wales, 0.6% Nigeria, 0.5% Ireland.

83.1% of people living in Walkley speak English. The other top languages spoken are 5.6% All other Chinese, 3.2% Arabic, 0.7% Somali, 0.6% Persian/Farsi, 0.5% Malay, 0.5% Polish, 0.5% Mandarin Chinese, 0.4% Spanish, 0.3% Greek.

The religious make up of Walkley is 43.3% Christian, 36.0% No religion, 9.5% Muslim, 1.1% Buddhist, 0.9% Hindu, 0.3% Sikh, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Agnostic. 1,655 people did not state a religion. 99 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

30.2% of people are married, 14.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.1% live with a partner of the same sex, 37.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.0% are separated or divorced. There are 1,194 widowed people living in Walkley.

The top occupations listed by people in Walkley are Professional 29.0%, Associate professional and technical 12.8%, Elementary 11.1%, Elementary administration and service 10.1%, Administrative and secretarial 10.1%, Skilled trades 8.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.5%, Teaching and educational professionals 8.3%, Teaching and Educational Professionals 8.3%, Sales and customer service 8.3%.