Wigton Demographics (Allerdale, England)

Wigton is a ward in Allerdale of North West, England and includes areas of Station Road Ind Est, Burnfoot, Southbank Close, Printfield, Howriggbank, Bog and Weston Bank Ind Est.

In the 2011 census the population of Wigton was 5,831 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Wigton is 42, while the median age is higher at 43.

94.4% of people living in Wigton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.9% Scotland, 0.5% Wales, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.1% United States, 0.1% Hong Kong , 0.1% India, 0.1% Australia, 0.0% Isle of Man.

99.5% of people living in Wigton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% British sign language, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Thai, 0.1% German.

The religious make up of Wigton is 75.5% Christian, 17.4% No religion, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic. 368 people did not state a religion. 12 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

51.2% of people are married, 9.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.3% live with a partner of the same sex, 22.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.4% are separated or divorced. There are 318 widowed people living in Wigton.

The top occupations listed by people in Wigton are Process, plant and machine operatives 16.3%, Skilled trades 14.7%, Elementary 13.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.4%, Professional 11.3%, Process, plant and machine operatives 10.9%, Elementary administration and service 10.6%, Administrative and secretarial 9.7%, Caring personal service 9.1%, Sales and customer service 8.0%.

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