Wigan Central Demographics (Wigan, England)

Wigan Central is a ward in Wigan of North West, England and includes areas of Longshoot, Scholes, Bottling Wood, St. Patrick's, Springfield, School Common, Mill Business Park, Pepper Mill Business Park, Wallgate, Standish, Coops Business Centre, Haigh, Victoria Ind Est, Douglas Valley Business Park, Swinley, Ince, Rose Bridge, Sovereign Business Park, Whelley, Hillandale, Ince-In-Makerfield and Higher Ince.

In the 2011 census the population of Wigan Central was 11,712 and is made up of approximately 49% females and 51% males.

The average age of people in Wigan Central is 43, while the median age is higher at 44.

91.7% of people living in Wigan Central were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 0.9% India, 0.7% Scotland, 0.5% Wales, 0.4% North Africa, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Australia, 0.2% Iran, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.1% Hong Kong .

95.8% of people living in Wigan Central speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.5% Polish, 0.4% Latvian, 0.4% Arabic, 0.3% Slovak, 0.3% Lithuanian, 0.2% Kurdish, 0.2% East Asian Language, 0.1% Persian/Farsi, 0.1% Turkish.

The religious make up of Wigan Central is 77.1% Christian, 13.3% No religion, 1.5% Muslim, 0.6% Buddhist, 0.6% Hindu, 0.1% Agnostic.

726 people did not state a religion. 30 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

44.8% of people are married, 10.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 25.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.9% are separated or divorced. There are 755 widowed people living in Wigan Central.

The top occupations listed by people in Wigan Central are Professional 20.4%, Associate professional and technical 12.8%, Administrative and secretarial 11.3%, Elementary 10.5%, Skilled trades 10.1%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.5%, Administrative 9.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.0%, Elementary administration and service 8.7%, Sales and customer service 8.2%.

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