Aughton and Downholland Demographics (West Lancashire, England)

Aughton and Downholland is a ward in West Lancashire of North West, England and includes areas of Aughton.

In the 2011 census the population of Aughton and Downholland was 5,471 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Aughton and Downholland is 46, while the median age is higher at 49.

94.6% of people living in Aughton and Downholland were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.1% Scotland, 1.0% Wales, 0.6% Ireland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.2% India, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Sri Lanka, 0.1% Australia, 0.1% Philippines.

99.2% of people living in Aughton and Downholland speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Portuguese, 0.1% Tamil, 0.1% Polish.

The religious make up of Aughton and Downholland is 80.8% Christian, 11.0% No religion, 0.4% Hindu, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Agnostic. 378 people did not state a religion. 13 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

59.2% of people are married, 6.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 5.7% are separated or divorced. There are 202 widowed people living in Aughton and Downholland.

The top occupations listed by people in Aughton and Downholland are Professional 23.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 16.5%, Administrative and secretarial 13.8%, Skilled trades 10.4%, Corporate managers and directors 10.4%, Associate professional and technical 10.3%, Administrative 10.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.1%, Elementary 6.9%, Teaching and educational professionals 6.6%.

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