Hindley Demographics (Wigan, England)

Hindley is a ward in Wigan of North West, England and includes areas of Hindley, Hindley Business Centre, Platt Bridge, Park Business Centre, Platt Bridge Park, Hindley Green, Bickershaw and Hindley Industrial Estate.

In the 2011 census the population of Hindley was 13,385 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Hindley is 39, while the median age is also 39.

96.3% of people living in Hindley were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 0.8% Scotland, 0.4% Wales, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.1% Philippines, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% India, 0.1% Ghana, 0.1% Pakistan.

98.9% of people living in Hindley speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Polish, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Lithuanian.

The religious make up of Hindley is 77.9% Christian, 14.8% No religion, 0.5% Muslim, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Sikh. 813 people did not state a religion. 17 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

43.4% of people are married, 13.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 24.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.1% are separated or divorced. There are 736 widowed people living in Hindley.

The top occupations listed by people in Hindley are Elementary 13.7%, Skilled trades 13.6%, Process, plant and machine operatives 12.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.8%, Professional 10.9%, Elementary administration and service 10.6%, Associate professional and technical 10.4%, Administrative and secretarial 9.9%, Sales and customer service 9.7%, Caring personal service 9.1%.

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