Bastwell Demographics (Blackburn with Darwen, England)

Bastwell is a ward in Blackburn with Darwen of North West, England and includes areas of Salford, Bastwell, Brookhouse and Brookhouse Business Centre.

In the 2011 census the population of Bastwell was 7,699 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Bastwell is 29, while the median age is lower at 27.

61.8% of people living in Bastwell were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 17.3% Pakistan, 11.8% India, 1.6% Bangladesh, 0.8% Kenya, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% China, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Africa not otherwise specified, 0.2% South Africa.

59.4% of people living in Bastwell speak English. The other top languages spoken are 15.2% Gujarati, 11.8% Panjabi, 6.6% Urdu, 2.0% Bengali, 1.0% South Asian Language, 0.9% Polish, 0.4% Arabic, 0.3% Kurdish, 0.2% Pashto.

The religious make up of Bastwell is 85.3% Muslim, 7.7% Christian, 1.4% No religion, 0.4% Hindu, 0.1% Sikh. 386 people did not state a religion. 5 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

52.9% of people are married, 2.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 28.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.0% are separated or divorced. There are 216 widowed people living in Bastwell.

The top occupations listed by people in Bastwell are Sales and customer service 16.0%, Process, plant and machine operatives 15.7%, Elementary 13.6%, Sales 12.6%, Sales Assistants and Retail Cashiers 11.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.3%, Professional 11.1%, Skilled trades 10.1%, Elementary administration and service 9.4%, Caring personal service 9.3%.

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