Rishton Demographics (Hyndburn, England)

Rishton is a ward in Hyndburn of North West, England and includes areas of Rishton and Tottleworth.

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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