Chorley East Demographics (Chorley, England)

Chorley East is a ward in Chorley of North West, England and includes areas of Apex Business Centre, Bagganley, Clayton Green Business Park, Whittle-Le-Woods, Brindle, Heapey, Euxton and Charnock Richard.

In the 2011 census the population of Chorley East was 6,823 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Chorley East is 38, while the median age is lower at 37.

92.1% of people living in Chorley East were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.1% Pakistan, 1.1% Scotland, 0.7% India, 0.6% Ireland, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% Bangladesh, 0.2% North Africa, 0.1% South Africa.

96.0% of people living in Chorley East speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.8% Urdu, 0.6% Gujarati, 0.5% Polish, 0.4% Bengali, 0.3% Panjabi, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% Hungarian.

The religious make up of Chorley East is 69.6% Christian, 17.9% No religion, 6.0% Muslim, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Hindu. 376 people did not state a religion. 19 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

39.2% of people are married, 15.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 26.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.7% are separated or divorced. There are 453 widowed people living in Chorley East.

The top occupations listed by people in Chorley East are Elementary 14.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 13.8%, Skilled trades 13.7%, Professional 11.2%, Elementary administration and service 11.2%, Caring personal service 11.1%, Associate professional and technical 10.5%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.7%, Sales and customer service 9.7%, Administrative and secretarial 9.2%.

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