Chorlton Demographics (Manchester, England)

Chorlton is a ward in Manchester of North West, England and includes areas of Whitemoss, Barlow Moor, Hough End, Hardy, Chorlton Cum Hardy, Chorltonville, Chorlton-Cum-Hardy, Longford Park and Firswood.

In the 2011 census the population of Chorlton was 14,138 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Chorlton is 36, while the median age is lower at 33.

79.8% of people living in Chorlton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.3% Pakistan, 2.2% Scotland, 2.2% Ireland, 1.6% Wales, 1.6% Northern Ireland, 0.7% India, 0.6% Jamaica, 0.4% Iran, 0.4% Australia.

92.8% of people living in Chorlton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.0% Panjabi, 1.0% Urdu, 0.7% Polish, 0.6% Arabic, 0.4% French, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% German, 0.3% Persian/Farsi, 0.3% All other Chinese.

The religious make up of Chorlton is 39.8% No religion, 39.6% Christian, 8.4% Muslim, 1.0% Buddhist, 0.7% Hindu, 0.7% Sikh, 0.7% Jewish, 0.2% Atheist.

1,081 people did not state a religion. 82 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 5 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

30.1% of people are married, 17.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 3.1% live with a partner of the same sex, 38.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.4% are separated or divorced. There are 528 widowed people living in Chorlton.

The top occupations listed by people in Chorlton are Professional 39.0%, Associate professional and technical 19.1%, Business, media and public service professionals 12.2%, Teaching and educational professionals 11.5%, Teaching and Educational Professionals 11.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.4%, Business and public service associate professionals 9.1%, Administrative and secretarial 8.7%, Science, research, engineering and technology professionals 8.0%, Health professionals 7.4%.

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