Broughton Demographics (South Lakeland, England)

Broughton is a ward in South Lakeland of North West, England and includes areas of Seathwaite, Lower Hawthwaite, Bank End, Woodland, Duddon Bridge, Foxfield, Broughton West, Hawthwaite, Ulpha and Broughton Mills.

In the 2011 census the population of Broughton was 2,205 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Broughton is 47, while the median age is higher at 51.

93.3% of people living in Broughton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.8% Scotland, 0.8% Wales, 0.6% Northern Ireland, 0.3% United States, 0.1% Ireland, 0.1% Australia, 0.1% Isle of Man, 0.1% India, 0.0% South America.

99.4% of people living in Broughton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Polish, 0.1% German.

The religious make up of Broughton is 68.8% Christian, 22.0% No religion, 0.6% Buddhist, 0.1% Hindu.

171 people did not state a religion. 5 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

57.2% of people are married, 10.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 16.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.3% are separated or divorced. There are 97 widowed people living in Broughton.

The top occupations listed by people in Broughton are Skilled trades 22.2%, Professional 20.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.3%, Associate professional and technical 10.7%, Elementary 10.6%, Skilled agricultural and related trades 8.6%, Agricultural and Related Trades 8.6%, Elementary administration and service 8.5%, Corporate managers and directors 7.7%, Administrative and secretarial 7.7%.

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