Barrow-in-Furness Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Barrow-in-Furness was 69,087 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Barrow-in-Furness is 41, while the median age is higher at 42.

93.4% of people living in Barrow-in-Furness were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.6% Scotland, 0.6% Wales, 0.6% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% India, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Hong Kong , 0.1% United States.

98.8% of people living in Barrow-in-Furness speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Polish, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Thai.

The religious make up of Barrow-in-Furness is 70.7% Christian, 21.7% No religion, 0.2% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Hindu. 4,393 people did not state a religion. 192 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 3 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

46.1% of people are married, 11.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 23.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.9% are separated or divorced. There are 4,521 widowed people living in Barrow-in-Furness.

The top occupations listed by people in Barrow-in-Furness are Skilled trades 16.3%, Professional 14.7%, Elementary 11.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.5%, Associate professional and technical 10.3%, Elementary administration and service 10.3%, Administrative and secretarial 10.1%, Sales and customer service 9.8%, Skilled metal, electrical and electronic trades 9.3%, Caring personal service 9.0%.