Astley and Buckshaw Demographics (Chorley, England)

Astley and Buckshaw is a ward in Chorley of North West, England.

In the 2011 census the population of Astley and Buckshaw was 4,511 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Astley and Buckshaw is 40, while the median age is also 40.

90.7% of people living in Astley and Buckshaw were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.6% Scotland, 1.0% Wales, 0.9% Northern Ireland, 0.5% India, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% North Africa, 0.1% United States, 0.1% Pakistan.

98.3% of people living in Astley and Buckshaw speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Arabic, 0.4% Polish, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Thai, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Malayalam, 0.1% Portuguese.

The religious make up of Astley and Buckshaw is 71.4% Christian, 20.0% No religion, 1.1% Muslim, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.4% Hindu, 0.1% Humanist. 267 people did not state a religion. 7 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

47.9% of people are married, 15.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.0% are separated or divorced. There are 250 widowed people living in Astley and Buckshaw.

The top occupations listed by people in Astley and Buckshaw are Professional 22.1%, Associate professional and technical 14.7%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.9%, Administrative and secretarial 11.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.3%, Administrative 8.7%, Sales and customer service 8.2%, Skilled trades 8.0%, Corporate managers and directors 8.0%, Caring personal service 7.9%.