Whitwick Demographics (North West Leicestershire, England)

Whitwick is a ward in North West Leicestershire of East Midlands, England and includes areas of Whitwick.

In the 2011 census the population of Whitwick was 6,867 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Whitwick is 42, while the median age is higher at 43.

95.8% of people living in Whitwick were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.2% Scotland, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.1% India, 0.1% Hong Kong , 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% United States, 0.0% North Africa.

98.9% of people living in Whitwick speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Gujarati, 0.2% Polish, 0.1% Latvian, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% French, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% German.

The religious make up of Whitwick is 66.7% Christian, 25.7% No religion, 0.5% Muslim, 0.3% Hindu, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Buddhist.

393 people did not state a religion. 31 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 9 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

50.8% of people are married, 12.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.5% are separated or divorced. There are 322 widowed people living in Whitwick.

The top occupations listed by people in Whitwick are Skilled trades 15.8%, Elementary 12.3%, Professional 11.9%, Administrative and secretarial 11.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.0%, Process, plant and machine operatives 10.9%, Associate professional and technical 10.2%, Elementary administration and service 10.0%, Administrative 9.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 8.7%.

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