St Oswald's Demographics (Hyndburn, England)

St Oswald's is a ward in Hyndburn of North West, England and includes areas of Oswaldtwistle.

In the 2011 census the population of St Oswald's was 6,443 and is made up of approximately 49% females and 51% males.

The average age of people in St Oswald's is 42, while the median age is higher at 44.

94.6% of people living in St Oswald's were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Scotland, 0.6% Ireland, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.3% India, 0.3% Pakistan, 0.3% Wales, 0.1% Iran, 0.1% Zimbabwe, 0.1% China.

98.6% of people living in St Oswald's speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Panjabi, 0.2% Urdu, 0.2% Japanese, 0.2% Polish, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Malayalam.

The religious make up of St Oswald's is 78.9% Christian, 13.4% No religion, 1.6% Muslim, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Hindu. 334 people did not state a religion. 17 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

52.4% of people are married, 12.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.2% are separated or divorced. There are 293 widowed people living in St Oswald's.

The top occupations listed by people in St Oswald's are Skilled trades 16.6%, Professional 13.6%, Administrative and secretarial 12.3%, Associate professional and technical 10.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.1%, Administrative 9.7%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.3%, Caring personal service 9.0%, Elementary 8.5%.

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