Tong Demographics (Bradford, England)

Tong is a ward in Bradford of Yorkshire and The Humber, England and includes areas of Tong, Tyersal, Upper Moor, Holme Village, Upper Moor Side, Tong Street, Goose Hill, Woodhouse Hill, Bierley, East Bierley, New Toftshaw, East Bowling, Euroway Industrial Estate, Toftshaw, Newhall, Holme Wood and Cutler Heights.

In the 2011 census the population of Tong was 20,608 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Tong is 34, while the median age is lower at 32.

87.1% of people living in Tong were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.2% Scotland, 1.1% Pakistan, 0.9% Zimbabwe, 0.9% India, 0.6% Ireland, 0.4% Nigeria, 0.4% Jamaica, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Wales.

92.8% of people living in Tong speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.3% Polish, 0.7% Panjabi, 0.5% Urdu, 0.3% Slovak, 0.3% Arabic, 0.3% Latvian, 0.2% African language, 0.2% Lithuanian, 0.2% All other Chinese.

The religious make up of Tong is 55.2% Christian, 30.8% No religion, 4.9% Muslim, 1.3% Sikh, 0.8% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist. 1,274 people did not state a religion. 53 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 4 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

36.4% of people are married, 15.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 29.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.4% are separated or divorced. There are 1,181 widowed people living in Tong.

The top occupations listed by people in Tong are Elementary 18.9%, Elementary administration and service 15.5%, Process, plant and machine operatives 12.5%, Skilled trades 11.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.4%, Administrative and secretarial 10.7%, Sales and customer service 9.5%, Professional 9.4%, Caring personal service 9.1%, Associate professional and technical 8.8%.

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