Information about Kirklees

Population
433,213
Avg Annual Income
£38,273
Full Time Employees
25.80%
Average Age
40.58
Kirklees Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Kirklees is 433,213 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Kirklees is 220,870, and the female population is 212,346. In England, the male population is 28,833,712 and the female population is 27,656,336, according to the 2021 census.

Ethnicity & Religion

According to the latest 2021 census, The main ethnicity of the people in the immediate area is White: English, with a total of 305,579, followed by Pakistani, with a total of 54,795. As compared to the population in England, the main ethnicities were White: English(41,540,791) followed by Asian: Indian(1,843,248) and Asian: Pakistani(1,570,285). In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (170,577), followed by No religion (150,599), whereas, in England, the main religion was Christian(26,167,899), Muslim(3,801,186), and Hindu(1,020,533). While 20,715,664 mentioned 'No Religion' and 3,400,548 did not answer

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (82,995), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (59,593). While in England, 11,349,743 households are not deprived in any dimension, and 7,842,690 households are deprived in one dimension.

Economic Status

Most people in the Kirklees area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (111,772), while 75,708 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 103,532 adults have Level 3 education, while 46,112 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Kirklees area are

  • Professional occupations (34891)
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (24630), and
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (22814)

Age

The average age of people living in Kirklees is 41 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (81405), Between 45 to 54 (58917), and Between 35 to 44 (55353). The median age in England and Wales was 40 years as per the 2021 census.

NS-SEC

The NS-SEC defines and measures social class and is considered a reliable indicator of a person's class status. As per the 2021 census, most of the population in Kirklees has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (65,286) followed by Routine occupations (48,204), and Intermediate occupations (39,028). In England, Most of the population(9,172,372) have Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations, followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations(6,092,791)

Map of Kirklees

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Population of Kirklees over the years

Male Population of Kirklees over the years
Female Population of Kirklees over the years
Postcodes in Kirklees

The postcode district HD, WF, BD are associated with the Kirklees, and there are total 20 postcode areas (listed below). The Kirklees has a total of 12596 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Kirklees
NameType
AreaKirklees
Ward

Almondbury

Ashbrow

Batley East

Batley West

Birstall and Birkenshaw

Cleckheaton

Colne Valley

Crosland Moor and Netherton

Dalton

Denby Dale

Dewsbury East

Dewsbury South

Dewsbury West

Golcar

Greenhead

Heckmondwike

Holme Valley North

Holme Valley South

Kirkburton

Lindley

Liversedge and Gomersal

Mirfield

Newsome

LTLA22
UTLA22Kirklees
RegionYorkshire and The Humber
CountryEngland