Knighton Demographics (Leicester, England)

Knighton is a ward in Leicester of East Midlands, England and includes areas of Wigston Fields and Knighton.

In the 2011 census the population of Knighton was 16,805 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Knighton is 40, while the median age is also 40.

74.1% of people living in Knighton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 6.3% India, 1.8% Kenya, 1.3% Scotland, 1.2% Pakistan, 1.0% Wales, 0.8% Ireland, 0.6% Zimbabwe, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% China.

85.4% of people living in Knighton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 3.7% Gujarati, 3.3% Panjabi, 0.9% Polish, 0.8% Urdu, 0.8% Arabic, 0.4% French, 0.3% German, 0.3% All other Chinese, 0.3% Italian.

The religious make up of Knighton is 42.9% Christian, 22.4% No religion, 9.7% Hindu, 8.5% Muslim, 8.2% Sikh, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.3% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic.

1,092 people did not state a religion. 40 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 4 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

49.4% of people are married, 9.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.2% live with a partner of the same sex, 25.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.9% are separated or divorced. There are 699 widowed people living in Knighton.

The top occupations listed by people in Knighton are Professional 32.4%, Associate professional and technical 13.5%, Teaching and educational professionals 12.1%, Teaching and Educational Professionals 12.1%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.7%, Administrative and secretarial 10.7%, Administrative 8.6%, Health professionals 8.2%, Corporate managers and directors 7.4%, Sales and customer service 7.1%.

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