Farnworth Demographics (Bolton, England)

Farnworth is a ward in Bolton of North West, England and includes areas of Farnworth, Kearsley, Farnworth Park Ind Est, Cobden Mill Ind Est, Stone Hill Ind Est, New Bury, Dixon Green, Century Mill Ind Est and Worsley Road Ind Est.

In the 2011 census the population of Farnworth was 15,793 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Farnworth is 36, while the median age is lower at 35.

89.5% of people living in Farnworth were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.6% Pakistan, 1.0% Scotland, 0.7% India, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Wales, 0.2% Iran, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Philippines.

93.9% of people living in Farnworth speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.9% Urdu, 0.7% Polish, 0.5% Gujarati, 0.5% Panjabi, 0.2% Persian/Farsi, 0.2% Czech, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.2% Hungarian, 0.2% Kurdish.

The religious make up of Farnworth is 63.0% Christian, 21.8% No religion, 7.5% Muslim, 1.0% Hindu, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Free Thinker, 0.1% Agnostic. 889 people did not state a religion. 49 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 11 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

35.1% of people are married, 13.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 30.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.8% are separated or divorced. There are 1,101 widowed people living in Farnworth.

The top occupations listed by people in Farnworth are Elementary 15.6%, Elementary administration and service 13.4%, Skilled trades 12.8%, Administrative and secretarial 12.1%, Sales and customer service 12.0%, Process, plant and machine operatives 11.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.8%, Sales 9.6%, Administrative 9.5%, Associate professional and technical 9.2%.

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