Checkley Demographics (Staffordshire Moorlands, England)

Checkley is a ward in Staffordshire Moorlands of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Cheadle, Church Leigh, Tean, Bradley In The Moors, Stone Heath, Dodsleigh, Alton, Windyfields, Leigh, Checkley, Hollington, Morrilow Heath, Lower Leigh, Upper Leigh, Gallows Green, Middleton Green, Tithebarn, Greatgate, Lower Tean, Godstone and Battlesteads.

In the 2011 census the population of Checkley was 5,729 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Checkley is 42, while the median age is higher at 44.

96.1% of people living in Checkley were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.0% Wales, 0.7% Scotland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.1% Ireland, 0.1% United States, 0.1% Sri Lanka, 0.1% Zimbabwe, 0.0% India.

99.4% of people living in Checkley speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Thai, 0.1% Portuguese.

The religious make up of Checkley is 77.3% Christian, 15.5% No religion, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Muslim. 361 people did not state a religion. 9 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

57.6% of people are married, 10.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 18.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.1% are separated or divorced. There are 215 widowed people living in Checkley.

The top occupations listed by people in Checkley are Professional 16.1%, Skilled trades 15.3%, Associate professional and technical 11.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.0%, Administrative and secretarial 10.9%, Elementary 10.6%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.8%, Elementary administration and service 8.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.4%, Administrative 8.0%.

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