Whitefield Demographics (Pendle, England)

Whitefield is a ward in Pendle of North West, England and includes areas of Lomshay, Bradley, Lomeshaye Business Village, Lom Business Village and Lomeshaye.

In the 2011 census the population of Whitefield was 3,854 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Whitefield is 31, while the median age is lower at 28.

66.7% of people living in Whitefield were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 27.4% Pakistan, 0.5% Scotland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% Wales, 0.2% India, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.1% Iran, 0.1% Bangladesh, 0.1% Great Britain not otherwise specified.

70.2% of people living in Whitefield speak English. The other top languages spoken are 18.8% Panjabi, 7.0% Urdu, 1.1% Polish, 0.9% Lithuanian, 0.5% Pakistani Pahari, 0.2% Latvian, 0.2% Pashto, 0.2% Sign Language, 0.1% Turkish.

The religious make up of Whitefield is 69.8% Muslim, 16.2% Christian, 7.5% No religion, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Agnostic. 228 people did not state a religion. 5 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

47.9% of people are married, 5.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 26.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.7% are separated or divorced. There are 172 widowed people living in Whitefield.

The top occupations listed by people in Whitefield are Process, plant and machine operatives 21.3%, Elementary 14.8%, Transport and mobile machine drivers and operatives 13.6%, Road Transport Drivers 13.0%, Sales and customer service 12.2%, Skilled trades 11.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.0%, Sales 10.0%, Professional 9.2%, Sales Assistants and Retail Cashiers 9.0%.

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