Harpurhey Demographics (Manchester, England)

Harpurhey is a ward in Manchester of North West, England and includes areas of Barnes Green, Boothroydon, Blackley, Pike Fold, Harpurhey, Wrottesley Park, Bradford, Culcheth, Boggart Hole Clough, Lightbowne, Clayton Bridge, Philips Park, Beswick, Holt Town, Red Bank, Monsall, Broadhurst Park, Greenside, Clayton Vale, Chain Bar, Queens Park, Shackcliffe Green, Stockwell End, Strangeways, Great Horrocks, Street Fold, Miles Platting and Moston.

In the 2011 census the population of Harpurhey was 17,652 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Harpurhey is 35, while the median age is lower at 33.

72.4% of people living in Harpurhey were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 4.6% Nigeria, 1.8% Ireland, 1.7% China, 1.5% Scotland, 1.1% Pakistan, 1.1% Zimbabwe, 0.6% Northern Ireland, 0.5% Hong Kong , 0.5% Ghana.

85.5% of people living in Harpurhey speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.3% Polish, 1.1% All other Chinese, 0.9% Cantonese Chinese, 0.9% Urdu, 0.8% French, 0.6% Czech, 0.5% Slovak, 0.5% Lithuanian, 0.5% Portuguese.

The religious make up of Harpurhey is 63.2% Christian, 21.7% No religion, 6.3% Muslim, 0.7% Buddhist, 0.3% Hindu, 0.3% Sikh, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist.

1,192 people did not state a religion. 23 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 3 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

26.2% of people are married, 11.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.2% live with a partner of the same sex, 39.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 12.9% are separated or divorced. There are 1,151 widowed people living in Harpurhey.

The top occupations listed by people in Harpurhey are Elementary 24.2%, Elementary administration and service 21.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 13.8%, Sales and customer service 10.8%, Caring personal service 10.7%, Skilled trades 10.4%, Administrative and secretarial 10.2%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.2%, Professional 8.7%, Sales 8.4%.

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