Chorley North West Demographics (Chorley, England)

Chorley North West is a ward in Chorley of North West, England and includes areas of Common Bank Ind Est, Charnock Richard, Astley Village, Chorley West Business Park, Ackhurst, Common Bank, Highfield Ind Est, Highfield, Ackhurst Nursery Ind Est, Clarence Street Ind Est, Weld Bank and Collingwood.

In the 2011 census the population of Chorley North West was 5,961 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Chorley North West is 45, while the median age is higher at 47.

92.4% of people living in Chorley North West were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.5% Scotland, 0.8% Ireland, 0.6% Wales, 0.5% India, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.2% North Africa, 0.2% South America, 0.2% Australia.

98.0% of people living in Chorley North West speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.5% Polish, 0.3% Romanian, 0.2% Urdu, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Gujarati, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% German, 0.1% British sign language.

The religious make up of Chorley North West is 79.0% Christian, 13.3% No religion, 1.1% Muslim, 0.4% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Agnostic. 310 people did not state a religion. 22 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

51.1% of people are married, 10.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.3% are separated or divorced. There are 274 widowed people living in Chorley North West.

The top occupations listed by people in Chorley North West are Professional 18.3%, Associate professional and technical 12.7%, Administrative and secretarial 12.3%, Skilled trades 12.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.0%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.5%, Administrative 9.8%, Elementary 9.8%, Caring personal service 8.8%, Elementary administration and service 8.3%.