Burnley Census Demographics United Kingdom
In the 2011 census the population of Burnley was 87,059 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.
The average age of people in Burnley is 39, while the median age is also 39.
89.9% of people living in Burnley were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.8% Pakistan, 1.4% Scotland, 1.0% Bangladesh, 0.6% Ireland, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Wales, 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% India, 0.1% Hong Kong .
94.2% of people living in Burnley speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.3% Panjabi, 1.3% Bengali, 0.9% Urdu, 0.7% Pashto, 0.3% Polish, 0.2% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Latvian.
The religious make up of Burnley is 63.6% Christian, 19.4% No religion, 9.9% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.2% Hindu.
5,252 people did not state a religion. 191 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 9 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.
43.5% of people are married, 12.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 25.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.3% are separated or divorced. There are 5,348 widowed people living in Burnley.
The top occupations listed by people in Burnley are Skilled trades 13.6%, Elementary 12.7%, Professional 12.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 12.1%, Process, plant and machine operatives 11.0%, Administrative and secretarial 10.4%, Elementary administration and service 10.3%, Associate professional and technical 10.1%, Caring personal service 9.9%, Sales and customer service 8.7%.
Browse for Burnley Demographics by ward/suburb
- England LocalStats
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- Burnley Areas
- Bank Hall, Briercliffe, Brunshaw, Cliviger with Worsthorne, Coal Clough with Deerplay, Daneshouse with Stoneyholme, Gannow, Gawthorpe, Hapton with Park, Lanehead, Queensgate, Rosegrove with Lowerhouse, Rosehill with Burnley Wood, Trinity, Whittlefield with Ightenhill
- 2011 Census United Kingdom