Bessacarr and Cantley Demographics (Doncaster, England)

Bessacarr and Cantley is a ward in Doncaster of Yorkshire and The Humber, England and includes areas of Bessacarr, Cantley, Old Cantley and Plumpton Park.

In the 2011 census the population of Bessacarr and Cantley was 14,408 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Bessacarr and Cantley is 43, while the median age is higher at 44.

88.0% of people living in Bessacarr and Cantley were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.1% Scotland, 1.1% India, 0.9% Pakistan, 0.9% Wales, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Iran, 0.4% Hong Kong , 0.2% South Africa.

95.2% of people living in Bessacarr and Cantley speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.1% Polish, 0.5% Urdu, 0.4% Panjabi, 0.3% Persian/Farsi, 0.3% Turkish, 0.2% Arabic, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% South Asian Language.

The religious make up of Bessacarr and Cantley is 64.8% Christian, 20.7% No religion, 3.5% Muslim, 1.4% Sikh, 1.1% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish. 1,092 people did not state a religion. 27 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

50.6% of people are married, 10.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.3% are separated or divorced. There are 781 widowed people living in Bessacarr and Cantley.

The top occupations listed by people in Bessacarr and Cantley are Professional 18.4%, Associate professional and technical 12.6%, Administrative and secretarial 12.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.3%, Elementary 10.7%, Skilled trades 10.5%, Administrative 9.8%, Elementary administration and service 9.6%, Sales and customer service 9.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.8%.

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