Ossett Demographics (Wakefield, England)

Ossett is a ward in Wakefield of Yorkshire and The Humber, England and includes areas of Flush Dyke, Dalefield, Flushdyke, Paleside, Shepherd Hill, Silkwood Park, Streetside, Ossett Street Side, Kingsway, Roundwood and Haggs Hill.

In the 2011 census the population of Ossett was 16,116 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Ossett is 41, while the median age is higher at 42.

95.2% of people living in Ossett were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.1% Scotland, 0.4% Wales, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Ireland, 0.1% Zimbabwe, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% India, 0.1% Pakistan, 0.1% Hong Kong .

98.5% of people living in Ossett speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.5% Polish, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Thai, 0.1% German, 0.1% Persian/Farsi, 0.1% Gujarati, 0.1% Hungarian.

The religious make up of Ossett is 66.4% Christian, 25.6% No religion, 0.5% Muslim, 0.3% Hindu, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Sikh. 1,018 people did not state a religion. 39 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 5 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

51.4% of people are married, 13.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 18.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.8% are separated or divorced. There are 899 widowed people living in Ossett.

The top occupations listed by people in Ossett are Skilled trades 13.8%, Associate professional and technical 12.9%, Professional 12.8%, Administrative and secretarial 12.6%, Elementary 10.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.3%, Administrative 9.8%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.5%, Sales and customer service 9.1%, Elementary administration and service 8.9%.