Skerton West Demographics (Lancaster, England)

Skerton West is a ward in Lancaster of North West, England and includes areas of Scale Hall and Skerton.

In the 2011 census the population of Skerton West was 6,170 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Skerton West is 39, while the median age is higher at 40.

92.0% of people living in Skerton West were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.1% Scotland, 0.8% Wales, 0.7% Northern Ireland, 0.4% India, 0.4% Ireland, 0.2% China, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% South Africa, 0.1% Zimbabwe.

97.9% of people living in Skerton West speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.0% Polish, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% British sign language, 0.1% Welsh/Cymraeg, 0.1% Gujarati, 0.1% Panjabi, 0.1% Portuguese.

The religious make up of Skerton West is 69.4% Christian, 22.3% No religion, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.2% Hindu, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Muslim. 428 people did not state a religion. 15 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

43.8% of people are married, 11.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 24.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.0% are separated or divorced. There are 421 widowed people living in Skerton West.

The top occupations listed by people in Skerton West are Elementary 15.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 15.4%, Elementary administration and service 13.8%, Skilled trades 12.5%, Caring personal service 12.2%, Sales and customer service 11.0%, Professional 10.3%, Process, plant and machine operatives 10.3%, Sales 10.0%, Administrative and secretarial 8.9%.

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