Thirsk Demographics (Hambleton, England)

Thirsk is a ward in Hambleton of Yorkshire and The Humber, England and includes areas of Sowerby, Hambleton Estate, Norby and Barbeck.

In the 2011 census the population of Thirsk was 5,988 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Thirsk is 43, while the median age is also 43.

89.7% of people living in Thirsk were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.5% Scotland, 0.9% Wales, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.2% Pakistan, 0.1% Hong Kong , 0.1% United States, 0.1% South America.

96.9% of people living in Thirsk speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.2% Polish, 0.4% Russian, 0.2% Latvian, 0.2% Urdu, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% German, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Czech, 0.1% French.

The religious make up of Thirsk is 71.8% Christian, 20.2% No religion, 0.4% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Jewish. 410 people did not state a religion. 7 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

48.0% of people are married, 13.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 18.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.3% are separated or divorced. There are 362 widowed people living in Thirsk.

The top occupations listed by people in Thirsk are Skilled trades 15.1%, Elementary 14.9%, Professional 12.9%, Elementary administration and service 11.0%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.6%, Associate professional and technical 10.4%, Administrative and secretarial 9.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.6%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.2%, Administrative 7.8%.

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