Rastrick Demographics (Calderdale, England)

Rastrick is a ward in Calderdale of Yorkshire and The Humber, England and includes areas of Armitage Road Industrial Estate, Lower Edge, Upper Edge, Toothill, Upper Woodhouse, Rastrick, Back Braid, Clifton, Thornhills, Thornhill Briggs, Birds Royd, Thornhill Bridge, Slead Syke, Lower Newlands and Waring Green.

In the 2011 census the population of Rastrick was 11,351 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

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

93.7% of people living in Rastrick were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.2% Scotland, 1.0% Ireland, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.5% Wales, 0.2% India, 0.2% Pakistan, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Philippines, 0.1% Kenya.

98.7% of people living in Rastrick speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Polish, 0.2% Panjabi, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% British sign language, 0.1% Gujarati, 0.1% African language.

The religious make up of Rastrick is 61.2% Christian, 28.8% No religion, 1.0% Muslim, 0.3% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Agnostic. 853 people did not state a religion. 43 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

48.9% of people are married, 12.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 21.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.6% are separated or divorced. There are 652 widowed people living in Rastrick.

The top occupations listed by people in Rastrick are Professional 16.7%, Associate professional and technical 13.2%, Skilled trades 12.2%, Administrative and secretarial 12.1%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.6%, Elementary 9.6%, Administrative 9.0%, Sales and customer service 8.3%, Corporate managers and directors 8.2%.