Wigan West Demographics (Wigan, England)

Wigan West is a ward in Wigan of North West, England and includes areas of Springfield, Miry Lane Ind Est, Cricket Street Business Centre, Miry Lane Industrial Estate and Pagefield Ind Est.

In the 2011 census the population of Wigan West was 13,414 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Wigan West is 39, while the median age is also 39.

94.3% of people living in Wigan West were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 0.6% Scotland, 0.4% Wales, 0.4% India, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.1% Pakistan, 0.1% China, 0.1% Iran.

97.2% of people living in Wigan West speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.7% Polish, 0.4% Lithuanian, 0.2% Slovak, 0.1% Latvian, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Malayalam, 0.1% Panjabi, 0.1% French, 0.1% Urdu.

The religious make up of Wigan West is 79.7% Christian, 13.0% No religion, 0.8% Muslim, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Hindu. 747 people did not state a religion. 16 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 3 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

44.3% of people are married, 13.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 25.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.9% are separated or divorced. There are 746 widowed people living in Wigan West.

The top occupations listed by people in Wigan West are Elementary 14.8%, Elementary administration and service 12.8%, Skilled trades 12.3%, Administrative and secretarial 11.9%, Professional 11.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.2%, Process, plant and machine operatives 10.9%, Associate professional and technical 10.2%, Sales and customer service 10.1%, Administrative 9.3%.

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