Challney Demographics (Luton, England)

Challney is a ward in Luton of East of England, England and includes areas of Lewsey Farm, Tophill Estate, Tophill, Leagrave, Chalton and Challney.

In the 2011 census the population of Challney was 13,470 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Challney is 35, while the median age is lower at 32.

62.0% of people living in Challney were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 10.7% Pakistan, 3.5% India, 2.0% Ireland, 2.0% Philippines, 1.9% Bangladesh, 1.2% Jamaica, 1.1% Kenya, 1.0% Zimbabwe, 1.0% Sri Lanka.

76.0% of people living in Challney speak English. The other top languages spoken are 7.3% Urdu, 3.1% Polish, 1.9% Panjabi, 1.9% Bengali, 1.5% Gujarati, 1.3% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.8% Tamil, 0.6% South Asian Language, 0.6% Arabic.

The religious make up of Challney is 42.2% Christian, 34.4% Muslim, 10.3% No religion, 5.1% Hindu, 1.4% Sikh, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish. 741 people did not state a religion. 13 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

48.6% of people are married, 6.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 27.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.3% are separated or divorced. There are 487 widowed people living in Challney.

The top occupations listed by people in Challney are Professional 16.4%, Elementary 14.7%, Elementary administration and service 12.8%, Process, plant and machine operatives 12.5%, Administrative and secretarial 11.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.2%, Associate professional and technical 9.8%, Skilled trades 9.5%, Administrative 8.8%, Caring personal service 8.5%.

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