Low Furness Demographics (South Lakeland, England)

Low Furness is a ward in South Lakeland of North West, England and includes areas of Birkrigg.

In the 2011 census the population of Low Furness was 1,648 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Low Furness is 49, while the median age is higher at 53.

94.7% of people living in Low Furness were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.0% Scotland, 0.7% Northern Ireland, 0.6% Wales, 0.2% Australia, 0.2% United States, 0.1% Kenya, 0.1% Hong Kong , 0.1% South America, 0.1% North Africa.

99.8% of people living in Low Furness speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Polish.

The religious make up of Low Furness is 69.4% Christian, 19.4% No religion, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.2% Muslim, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Humanist, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Agnostic.

165 people did not state a religion.

62.5% of people are married, 8.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 13.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.9% are separated or divorced. There are 79 widowed people living in Low Furness.

The top occupations listed by people in Low Furness are Professional 24.7%, Skilled trades 17.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 14.4%, Associate professional and technical 11.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.0%, Corporate managers and directors 8.5%, Administrative and secretarial 8.3%, Science, research, engineering and technology professionals 7.5%, Skilled metal, electrical and electronic trades 6.9%, Teaching and educational professionals 6.8%.

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