Swaledale Demographics (Richmondshire, England)

Swaledale is a ward in Richmondshire of Yorkshire and The Humber, England and includes areas of Booze, Arkengarthdale, Clints Marske, Skeugh Head, Reeth, Crackpot, Ellerton Abbey, Gunnerside, Muker, Arkletown Arken Garthdale, Angram, West Stonesdale, Langthwaite, Kearton, Stainton, Low Row, Hudswell, Thwaite, Grinton, Calvert Houses, Healaugh, Ivelet, Downholme, Arkle Town, Fremington and Keld.

In the 2011 census the population of Swaledale was 1,075 and is made up of approximately 49% females and 51% males.

The average age of people in Swaledale is 48, while the median age is higher at 51.

92.5% of people living in Swaledale were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.8% Scotland, 0.7% Ghana, 0.6% Wales, 0.6% Northern Ireland, 0.4% United States, 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% Hong Kong , 0.1% China, 0.1% South Africa.

98.9% of people living in Swaledale speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Akan, 0.2% Hungarian, 0.1% Oceanic/Australian language, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% British sign language, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Polish.

The religious make up of Swaledale is 69.7% Christian, 19.6% No religion, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish. 102 people did not state a religion. 3 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

59.3% of people are married, 8.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.3% live with a partner of the same sex, 16.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.1% are separated or divorced. There are 52 widowed people living in Swaledale.

The top occupations listed by people in Swaledale are Skilled trades 28.8%, Skilled agricultural and related trades 18.2%, Agricultural and Related Trades 18.2%, Professional 17.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.8%, Elementary 11.5%, Other managers and proprietors 9.4%, Administrative and secretarial 7.9%, Associate professional and technical 7.3%, Elementary administration and service 7.3%.

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