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%.