Scotforth West Demographics (Lancaster, England)

Scotforth West is a ward in Lancaster of North West, England and includes areas of Ellel, Scotforth, White Cross Ind Est, Bailrigg and Hall Park.

In the 2011 census the population of Scotforth West was 7,011 and is made up of approximately 54% females and 46% males.

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

86.6% of people living in Scotforth West were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.6% Scotland, 1.0% Wales, 0.8% Northern Ireland, 0.6% India, 0.5% Pakistan, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% China, 0.2% United States, 0.2% North Africa.

95.5% of people living in Scotforth West speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.8% Polish, 0.4% All other Chinese, 0.3% Urdu, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% Bengali, 0.3% German, 0.2% Gujarati, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% Bulgarian.

The religious make up of Scotforth West is 60.0% Christian, 24.1% No religion, 6.3% Muslim, 0.6% Hindu, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.2% Agnostic, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist. 496 people did not state a religion. 25 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

41.6% of people are married, 12.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 31.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.8% are separated or divorced. There are 348 widowed people living in Scotforth West.

The top occupations listed by people in Scotforth West are Professional 31.8%, Teaching and educational professionals 12.1%, Teaching and Educational Professionals 12.1%, Associate professional and technical 11.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.4%, Administrative and secretarial 9.4%, Elementary 9.3%, Elementary administration and service 8.6%, Health professionals 8.6%, Managers, directors and senior officials 8.3%.