Castle Demographics (Leicester, England)

Castle is a ward in Leicester of East Midlands, England and includes areas of Southfields, Highfields, Sparkenhoe, West Bridge, Black Friars, Frog Island, Abbey Park, Leicester Abbey, Clarendon Park, Knighton Fields, Stoneygate, Dane Hills, Wood Hill, Spinney Hills, Park Vale, North Evington, Oadby, Knighton and Wigston Fields.

In the 2011 census the population of Castle was 22,901 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Castle is 29, while the median age is lower at 23.

61.3% of people living in Castle were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 6.2% China, 2.8% India, 1.3% Nigeria, 1.0% Scotland, 1.0% Wales, 1.0% Hong Kong , 0.8% Pakistan, 0.8% Zimbabwe, 0.7% Somalia.

74.2% of people living in Castle speak English. The other top languages spoken are 6.3% All other Chinese, 2.6% Arabic, 2.1% Polish, 2.0% Greek, 1.0% Gujarati, 0.9% Malay, 0.7% Mandarin Chinese, 0.6% Panjabi, 0.6% Somali.

The religious make up of Castle is 35.9% No religion, 35.7% Christian, 11.5% Muslim, 4.5% Hindu, 2.3% Sikh, 1.4% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.2% Atheist.

1,529 people did not state a religion. 147 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 8 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

14.7% of people are married, 10.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 63.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.4% are separated or divorced. There are 785 widowed people living in Castle.

The top occupations listed by people in Castle are Professional 25.7%, Elementary 15.9%, Elementary administration and service 14.6%, Associate professional and technical 13.3%, Sales and customer service 12.9%, Sales 11.0%, Sales Assistants and Retail Cashiers 9.6%, Administrative and secretarial 9.1%, Teaching and educational professionals 8.6%, Teaching and Educational Professionals 8.6%.

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