Rossendale Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Rossendale was 67,982 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Rossendale is 40, while the median age is also 40.

93.4% of people living in Rossendale were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.1% Scotland, 0.8% Bangladesh, 0.6% Ireland, 0.6% Pakistan, 0.5% Wales, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.2% India, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% China.

97.4% of people living in Rossendale speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.9% Bengali, 0.3% Urdu, 0.2% Polish, 0.2% Panjabi, 0.1% Pashto, 0.1% South Asian Language, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Czech, 0.1% Italian.

The religious make up of Rossendale is 63.8% Christian, 24.6% No religion, 3.8% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Atheist.

4,316 people did not state a religion. 235 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 16 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

45.6% of people are married, 13.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 23.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.5% are separated or divorced. There are 3,826 widowed people living in Rossendale.

The top occupations listed by people in Rossendale are Professional 16.5%, Skilled trades 12.9%, Associate professional and technical 12.0%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.2%, Administrative and secretarial 10.5%, Elementary 9.2%, Caring personal service 8.8%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.6%, Administrative 8.0%.