Beighton Demographics (Sheffield, England)

Beighton is a ward in Sheffield of Yorkshire and The Humber, England and includes areas of Beighton, Sothall and Owlthorpe.

In the 2011 census the population of Beighton was 17,939 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Beighton is 41, while the median age is higher at 42.

95.4% of people living in Beighton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 0.8% Scotland, 0.5% Wales, 0.2% India, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Jamaica, 0.1% Hong Kong , 0.1% China, 0.1% Zimbabwe, 0.1% Northern Ireland.

98.4% of people living in Beighton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Polish, 0.2% Arabic, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Panjabi, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Urdu.

The religious make up of Beighton is 65.0% Christian, 27.1% No religion, 0.8% Muslim, 0.3% Sikh, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic. 1,056 people did not state a religion. 36 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

52.3% of people are married, 12.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.2% are separated or divorced. There are 827 widowed people living in Beighton.

The top occupations listed by people in Beighton are Skilled trades 13.8%, Professional 13.8%, Administrative and secretarial 13.4%, Associate professional and technical 12.0%, Sales and customer service 11.1%, Administrative 9.7%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.4%, Elementary 9.3%, Sales 9.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.1%.