Chorley Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Chorley was 107,155 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Chorley is 41, while the median age is also 41.

93.6% of people living in Chorley were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.5% Scotland, 0.7% Wales, 0.6% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% India, 0.2% Pakistan, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% United States, 0.1% Australia.

98.4% of people living in Chorley speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Polish, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% Gujarati, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% All other Chinese.

The religious make up of Chorley is 75.3% Christian, 16.8% No religion, 1.1% Muslim, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Hindu. 6,004 people did not state a religion. 269 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 18 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

50.6% of people are married, 12.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.7% are separated or divorced. There are 5,713 widowed people living in Chorley.

The top occupations listed by people in Chorley are Professional 17.8%, Associate professional and technical 12.8%, Skilled trades 11.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.6%, Administrative and secretarial 11.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.1%, Elementary 9.8%, Administrative 8.6%, Caring personal service 8.0%, Elementary administration and service 7.9%.