Bentham Demographics (Craven, England)

Bentham is a ward in Craven of Yorkshire and The Humber, England and includes areas of Bentham, Lower Bentham, Bentham Ind Est and Masongill.

In the 2011 census the population of Bentham was 3,606 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Bentham is 45, while the median age is higher at 48.

94.6% of people living in Bentham were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.3% Scotland, 0.9% Wales, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% United States, 0.1% Ireland, 0.1% India, 0.1% China, 0.1% Australia.

99.3% of people living in Bentham speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Polish, 0.1% French, 0.1% German, 0.1% Dutch.

The religious make up of Bentham is 67.5% Christian, 23.7% No religion, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Atheist. 271 people did not state a religion. 17 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

54.3% of people are married, 9.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.0% are separated or divorced. There are 201 widowed people living in Bentham.

The top occupations listed by people in Bentham are Skilled trades 19.4%, Professional 17.7%, Elementary 12.0%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.6%, Associate professional and technical 9.5%, Elementary administration and service 9.3%, Administrative and secretarial 8.6%, Skilled construction and building trades 7.9%, Caring personal service 7.6%.

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