West Lancashire Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of West Lancashire was 110,685 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in West Lancashire is 41, while the median age is higher at 42.

93.8% of people living in West Lancashire were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.1% Scotland, 0.8% Wales, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.2% India, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% United States, 0.1% Australia, 0.1% Philippines.

98.0% of people living in West Lancashire speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.5% Polish, 0.3% Latvian, 0.3% Portuguese, 0.1% Hungarian, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% Russian.

The religious make up of West Lancashire is 76.2% Christian, 16.9% No religion, 0.2% Muslim, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Jewish. 6,308 people did not state a religion. 256 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 10 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

50.1% of people are married, 9.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 24.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.3% are separated or divorced. There are 5,669 widowed people living in West Lancashire.

The top occupations listed by people in West Lancashire are Professional 17.0%, Elementary 12.2%, Skilled trades 11.7%, Administrative and secretarial 11.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.1%, Associate professional and technical 10.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.3%, Elementary administration and service 9.4%, Administrative 8.6%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.3%.