Blackburn with Darwen Census Demographics United Kingdom
In the 2011 census the population of Blackburn with Darwen was 147,489 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.
The average age of people in Blackburn with Darwen is 36, while the median age is lower at 35.
82.8% of people living in Blackburn with Darwen were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 4.4% Pakistan, 4.2% India, 1.6% Scotland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Wales, 0.3% Bangladesh, 0.2% Kenya, 0.2% South Africa.
86.6% of people living in Blackburn with Darwen speak English. The other top languages spoken are 4.5% Gujarati, 2.8% Panjabi, 2.1% Urdu, 1.0% Polish, 0.4% Bengali, 0.3% South Asian Language, 0.3% Arabic, 0.2% Kurdish, 0.2% Persian/Farsi.
The religious make up of Blackburn with Darwen is 52.6% Christian, 27.0% Muslim, 13.6% No religion, 0.4% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Sikh.
8,309 people did not state a religion. 243 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 14 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.
45.8% of people are married, 10.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 26.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.3% are separated or divorced. There are 7,516 widowed people living in Blackburn with Darwen.
The top occupations listed by people in Blackburn with Darwen are Professional 14.0%, Skilled trades 11.9%, Elementary 11.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.3%, Process, plant and machine operatives 11.2%, Administrative and secretarial 11.1%, Sales and customer service 9.9%, Associate professional and technical 9.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.4%, Elementary administration and service 9.3%.
Browse for Blackburn with Darwen Demographics by ward/suburb
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- Blackburn with Darwen Areas
- Audley, Bastwell, Beardwood with Lammack, Corporation Park, Earcroft, East Rural, Ewood, Fernhurst, Higher Croft, Little Harwood, Livesey with Pleasington, Marsh House, Meadowhead, Mill Hill, North Turton with Tockholes, Queen's Park, Roe Lee, Shadsworth with Whitebirk, Shear Brow, Sudell, Sunnyhurst, Wensley Fold, Whitehall
- 2011 Census United Kingdom