Abbey Demographics (Leicester, England)

Abbey is a ward in Leicester of East Midlands, England and includes areas of Birstall, Mowmacre Hill and Beaumont Leys.

In the 2011 census the population of Abbey was 14,926 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Abbey is 36, while the median age is lower at 33.

74.4% of people living in Abbey were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 5.4% India, 1.5% Kenya, 1.1% Zimbabwe, 0.9% Somalia, 0.8% Scotland, 0.8% Ireland, 0.6% Sri Lanka, 0.4% Pakistan, 0.4% Wales.

81.6% of people living in Abbey speak English. The other top languages spoken are 5.5% Gujarati, 2.4% Polish, 1.5% Panjabi, 1.1% Arabic, 0.8% Somali, 0.6% Kurdish, 0.5% Tamil, 0.5% Persian/Farsi, 0.4% Shona.

The religious make up of Abbey is 41.2% Christian, 29.1% No religion, 11.3% Hindu, 7.7% Muslim, 2.7% Sikh, 0.3% Buddhist. 938 people did not state a religion. 48 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

36.8% of people are married, 11.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 32.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.0% are separated or divorced. There are 829 widowed people living in Abbey.

The top occupations listed by people in Abbey are Elementary 18.4%, Elementary administration and service 15.4%, Process, plant and machine operatives 14.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 12.0%, Sales and customer service 11.3%, Skilled trades 11.2%, Administrative and secretarial 9.9%, Caring personal service 9.6%, Professional 9.1%, Sales 9.0%.