North West Demographics and LocalStats

    In the 2011 census the population of North West was 7,052,177 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

    The average age of people in North West is 40, while the median age is lower at 39.

    89.0% of people living in North West were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Scotland, 1.1% Pakistan, 0.9% Wales, 0.7% India, 0.7% Ireland, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.3% China, 0.3% Bangladesh, 0.2% Nigeria.

    94.9% of people living in North West speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.7% Polish, 0.6% Urdu, 0.4% Panjabi, 0.3% Gujarati, 0.3% Bengali, 0.3% All other Chinese, 0.2% Arabic, 0.1% French, 0.1% Persian/Farsi.

    The religious make up of North West is 67.3% Christian, 19.4% No religion, 5.1% Muslim, 0.5% Hindu, 0.4% Jewish, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Sikh.

    437,549 people did not state a religion. 19,100 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 1,310 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

    44.1% of people are married, 11.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 26.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.2% are separated or divorced. There are 390,206 widowed people living in North West.

    The top occupations listed by people in North West are Professional 16.3%, Administrative and secretarial 11.8%, Elementary 11.6%, Associate professional and technical 11.5%, Skilled trades 11.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.1%, Elementary administration and service 9.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.9%, Sales and customer service 9.4%, Administrative 9.0%.

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