Baxenden Demographics (Hyndburn, England)

Baxenden is a ward in Hyndburn of North West, England and includes areas of Stonefold, Rising Bridge, Broad Oaks Ind Est, Baxenden, High Riley and Woodnook.

In the 2011 census the population of Baxenden was 4,042 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Baxenden is 43, while the median age is higher at 44.

95.3% of people living in Baxenden were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.3% Scotland, 0.6% Pakistan, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Wales, 0.1% Iran, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Hong Kong , 0.1% Bangladesh.

98.9% of people living in Baxenden speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Panjabi, 0.2% Urdu, 0.1% Persian/Farsi, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Turkish, 0.1% German.

The religious make up of Baxenden is 77.5% Christian, 14.9% No religion, 1.8% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Hindu. 202 people did not state a religion. 10 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

55.2% of people are married, 10.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.1% are separated or divorced. There are 175 widowed people living in Baxenden.

The top occupations listed by people in Baxenden are Professional 16.3%, Skilled trades 13.6%, Administrative and secretarial 12.8%, Associate professional and technical 12.6%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.0%, Administrative 10.2%, Sales and customer service 9.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.4%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.3%, Sales 7.8%.

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