Barrow Island Demographics (Barrow-in-Furness, England)

Barrow Island is a ward in Barrow-in-Furness of North West, England and includes areas of Hindpool Park, Corner House Properties and Furness Business Park.

In the 2011 census the population of Barrow Island was 2,616 and is made up of approximately 47% females and 53% males.

The average age of people in Barrow Island is 40, while the median age is also 40.

92.4% of people living in Barrow Island were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.2% Scotland, 0.9% Northern Ireland, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Wales, 0.2% South Africa, 0.1% North Africa, 0.1% United States, 0.1% India, 0.1% Hong Kong .

98.7% of people living in Barrow Island speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.7% Polish, 0.1% Romanian, 0.1% Welsh/Cymraeg, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Thai, 0.1% German.

The religious make up of Barrow Island is 63.6% Christian, 29.0% No religion, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Muslim.

157 people did not state a religion. 11 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

29.8% of people are married, 13.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 32.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 15.5% are separated or divorced. There are 283 widowed people living in Barrow Island.

The top occupations listed by people in Barrow Island are Elementary 22.0%, Skilled trades 20.6%, Elementary administration and service 19.2%, Skilled metal, electrical and electronic trades 11.5%, Sales and customer service 11.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.0%, Sales 9.8%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.4%, Caring personal service 8.7%, Administrative and secretarial 8.4%.

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