Gawthorpe Demographics (Burnley, England)

Gawthorpe is a ward in Burnley of North West, England and includes areas of Padiham, Gawthorpe, Ightenhill, Rosegrove, Clifton Farm and Jacky Wood.

In the 2011 census the population of Gawthorpe was 6,148 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Gawthorpe is 39, while the median age is higher at 40.

94.8% of people living in Gawthorpe were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.1% Scotland, 0.6% Wales, 0.6% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.1% United States, 0.1% Pakistan, 0.1% Australia, 0.1% India.

98.3% of people living in Gawthorpe speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Polish, 0.2% Bengali, 0.1% Latvian, 0.1% Thai, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% German, 0.1% Panjabi, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% Urdu.

The religious make up of Gawthorpe is 69.4% Christian, 22.4% No religion, 0.8% Muslim, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.1% Humanist, 0.1% Hindu. 371 people did not state a religion. 24 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

38.9% of people are married, 14.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 26.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.8% are separated or divorced. There are 444 widowed people living in Gawthorpe.

The top occupations listed by people in Gawthorpe are Skilled trades 15.6%, Elementary 14.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 13.4%, Process, plant and machine operatives 12.6%, Caring personal service 11.2%, Elementary administration and service 11.1%, Professional 10.3%, Administrative and secretarial 9.7%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.7%, Associate professional and technical 8.6%.

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