Rishton Demographics (Hyndburn, England)
In the 2011 census the population of Rishton was 6,625 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.
The average age of people in Rishton is 40, while the median age is higher at 41.
94.7% of people living in Rishton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.2% Scotland, 0.5% Wales, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Pakistan, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.1% China, 0.1% United States.
98.7% of people living in Rishton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Polish, 0.2% Urdu, 0.2% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Panjabi, 0.1% African language.
The religious make up of Rishton is 76.7% Christian, 16.1% No religion, 1.0% Muslim, 0.4% Buddhist.
346 people did not state a religion. 18 people identified as a Jedi Knight.
45.9% of people are married, 11.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 24.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.3% are separated or divorced. There are 410 widowed people living in Rishton.
The top occupations listed by people in Rishton are Skilled trades 14.4%, Professional 13.2%, Administrative and secretarial 12.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.5%, Associate professional and technical 11.1%, Process, plant and machine operatives 10.4%, Elementary 10.3%, Caring personal service 9.5%, Administrative 8.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 8.7%.
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