Westhoughton South Demographics (Bolton, England)

Westhoughton South is a ward in Bolton of North West, England and includes areas of Westhoughton, Daisy Hill, Hart Common, Old Sirs, Dobb Brow, Water's Nook, Wingates Industrial Estate, Four Gates, Industrial Mill, James Street Ind Est and Chequerbent.

In the 2011 census the population of Westhoughton South was 12,929 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Westhoughton South is 38, while the median age is higher at 39.

94.3% of people living in Westhoughton South were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.0% Scotland, 0.5% Wales, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% India, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Philippines, 0.1% Pakistan, 0.1% Kenya.

98.5% of people living in Westhoughton South speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Polish, 0.1% Gujarati, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Lithuanian, 0.1% South Asian Language, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino.

The religious make up of Westhoughton South is 73.7% Christian, 18.6% No religion, 0.8% Hindu, 0.7% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Sikh. 680 people did not state a religion. 35 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 3 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

49.0% of people are married, 12.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 22.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.4% are separated or divorced. There are 734 widowed people living in Westhoughton South.

The top occupations listed by people in Westhoughton South are Professional 15.6%, Associate professional and technical 13.5%, Administrative and secretarial 12.4%, Skilled trades 12.1%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.4%, Elementary 10.1%, Administrative 9.7%, Sales and customer service 9.5%, Elementary administration and service 8.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.5%.