Broughton Demographics (Salford, England)

Broughton is a ward in Salford of North West, England and includes areas of Lower Broughton, Cheetham, The Cliffe, High Broughton, Kersal Vale, High Town, Broughton, The Cliff, Hightown, Kersal, Broughton Park, Albert Park, Lower Kersal, Knoll Street Industrial Park, Griffin Business Centre and Weinors Business Centre.

In the 2011 census the population of Broughton was 13,869 and is made up of approximately 49% females and 51% males.

The average age of people in Broughton is 34, while the median age is lower at 30.

71.2% of people living in Broughton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.1% Ireland, 1.6% Nigeria, 1.5% Scotland, 1.1% Pakistan, 0.9% India, 0.8% Northern Ireland, 0.7% Iran, 0.6% Zimbabwe, 0.6% Wales.

81.0% of people living in Broughton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 4.5% Polish, 2.1% Yiddish, 1.1% French, 0.9% Portuguese, 0.8% Arabic, 0.7% Urdu, 0.7% Tigrinya, 0.6% Persian/Farsi, 0.5% All other Chinese.

The religious make up of Broughton is 53.4% Christian, 15.8% No religion, 14.2% Jewish, 6.2% Muslim, 0.6% Sikh, 0.6% Hindu, 0.5% Buddhist. 1,129 people did not state a religion. 38 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

28.8% of people are married, 9.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 39.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.5% are separated or divorced. There are 806 widowed people living in Broughton.

The top occupations listed by people in Broughton are Elementary 21.0%, Elementary administration and service 18.6%, Sales and customer service 12.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 12.3%, Professional 12.0%, Sales 10.3%, Administrative and secretarial 10.1%, Caring personal service 9.5%, Skilled trades 9.1%, Sales Assistants and Retail Cashiers 9.0%.

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