Whitefield Demographics (South Ribble, England)

Whitefield is a ward in South Ribble of North West, England and includes areas of Penwortham, Howick Cross, Lower Penwortham and Higher Penwortham.

In the 2011 census the population of Whitefield was 3,504 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Whitefield is 45, while the median age is higher at 47.

91.1% of people living in Whitefield were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.0% Scotland, 0.9% Wales, 0.8% Ireland, 0.7% India, 0.6% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Kenya, 0.3% South Africa, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Zimbabwe.

98.5% of people living in Whitefield speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Gujarati, 0.2% Latvian, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% German, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% Greek.

The religious make up of Whitefield is 78.1% Christian, 12.7% No religion, 1.9% Hindu, 0.8% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Agnostic. 201 people did not state a religion. 6 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

57.4% of people are married, 7.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 17.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.0% are separated or divorced. There are 160 widowed people living in Whitefield.

The top occupations listed by people in Whitefield are Professional 20.9%, Administrative and secretarial 16.4%, Associate professional and technical 15.1%, Administrative 12.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.3%, Skilled trades 9.6%, Sales and customer service 8.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.7%, Business and public service associate professionals 7.0%, Elementary 6.7%.

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