Leagrave Demographics (Luton, England)

Leagrave is a ward in Luton of East of England, England and includes areas of Leagrave, Chalton and Challney.

In the 2011 census the population of Leagrave was 11,998 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Leagrave is 36, while the median age is lower at 35.

69.3% of people living in Leagrave were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 4.3% Pakistan, 2.5% Ireland, 2.4% Bangladesh, 1.9% Jamaica, 1.6% India, 1.6% Scotland, 1.3% Zimbabwe, 1.1% Nigeria, 1.1% Kenya.

84.8% of people living in Leagrave speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.9% Urdu, 2.7% Polish, 2.5% Bengali, 0.8% Gujarati, 0.8% Panjabi, 0.4% French, 0.4% Arabic, 0.3% Tamil, 0.3% Shona.

The religious make up of Leagrave is 52.5% Christian, 19.0% Muslim, 16.8% No religion, 2.8% Hindu, 1.0% Sikh, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish. 820 people did not state a religion. 17 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

43.6% of people are married, 9.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 28.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.2% are separated or divorced. There are 638 widowed people living in Leagrave.

The top occupations listed by people in Leagrave are Elementary 15.3%, Elementary administration and service 12.9%, Administrative and secretarial 12.7%, Professional 12.7%, Skilled trades 11.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.2%, Process, plant and machine operatives 10.4%, Associate professional and technical 10.4%, Administrative 9.7%, Caring personal service 9.0%.

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