Whitley Demographics (Selby, England)

Whitley is a ward in Selby of Yorkshire and The Humber, England and includes areas of Whitley Thorpe, Balne, Heck, Kellington, Hensall, Snaith, Whitley, Pollington, High Eggborough, Whitley Bridge, Eggborough, Little Heck, Hut Green, Great Heck, Beal, Roall, Low Eggborough and Gowdall.

In the 2011 census the population of Whitley was 4,391 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Whitley is 41, while the median age is higher at 44.

96.1% of people living in Whitley were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.2% Scotland, 0.6% Wales, 0.3% Ireland, 0.1% Northern Ireland, 0.1% India, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% United States, 0.0% Australia, 0.0% Kenya.

99.3% of people living in Whitley speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Latvian, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% Russian.

The religious make up of Whitley is 72.9% Christian, 19.6% No religion, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Muslim. 289 people did not state a religion. 8 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

59.9% of people are married, 11.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 16.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.3% are separated or divorced. There are 174 widowed people living in Whitley.

The top occupations listed by people in Whitley are Managers, directors and senior officials 16.5%, Professional 15.2%, Skilled trades 14.2%, Associate professional and technical 13.1%, Administrative and secretarial 11.7%, Corporate managers and directors 10.7%, Elementary 8.1%, Administrative 8.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.0%, Process, plant and machine operatives 7.8%.

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