Chorley South West Demographics (Chorley, England)

Chorley South West is a ward in Chorley of North West, England and includes areas of Clarence Street Ind Est, Collingwood and Weld Bank.

In the 2011 census the population of Chorley South West was 8,597 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Chorley South West is 34, while the median age is lower at 33.

94.5% of people living in Chorley South West were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.1% Scotland, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Wales, 0.4% Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.1% United States, 0.1% India, 0.1% China, 0.1% Ghana.

98.3% of people living in Chorley South West speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.6% Polish, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Thai, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Gujarati, 0.1% Lithuanian, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% German.

The religious make up of Chorley South West is 72.1% Christian, 21.1% No religion, 0.5% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Agnostic. 451 people did not state a religion. 21 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 3 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

42.0% of people are married, 17.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 23.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.6% are separated or divorced. There are 513 widowed people living in Chorley South West.

The top occupations listed by people in Chorley South West are Professional 15.3%, Associate professional and technical 12.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 12.2%, Skilled trades 11.8%, Administrative and secretarial 10.8%, Elementary 10.6%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.1%, Caring personal service 9.8%, Sales and customer service 9.1%, Elementary administration and service 8.6%.