Westhoughton North and Chew Moor Demographics (Bolton, England)

Westhoughton North and Chew Moor is a ward in Bolton of North West, England and includes areas of Westhoughton, Chequerbent, Wingates Industrial Estate, Industrial Mill, Four Gates and James Street Ind Est.

In the 2011 census the population of Westhoughton North and Chew Moor was 14,179 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Westhoughton North and Chew Moor is 40, while the median age is higher at 41.

94.7% of people living in Westhoughton North and Chew Moor were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.0% Scotland, 0.6% India, 0.5% Wales, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Kenya, 0.2% South Africa, 0.1% Pakistan, 0.1% China.

98.7% of people living in Westhoughton North and Chew Moor speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Gujarati, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Tamil, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Turkish.

The religious make up of Westhoughton North and Chew Moor is 75.2% Christian, 16.1% No religion, 1.2% Muslim, 1.1% Hindu, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish. 797 people did not state a religion. 34 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 5 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

51.7% of people are married, 12.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.1% are separated or divorced. There are 718 widowed people living in Westhoughton North and Chew Moor.

The top occupations listed by people in Westhoughton North and Chew Moor are Professional 18.2%, Associate professional and technical 14.2%, Administrative and secretarial 13.0%, Skilled trades 11.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.2%, Administrative 10.2%, Elementary 8.7%, Sales and customer service 8.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.5%, Corporate managers and directors 7.9%.

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