Fernhurst Demographics (Blackburn with Darwen, England)

Fernhurst is a ward in Blackburn with Darwen of North West, England and includes areas of Mill Hill and Ewood.

In the 2011 census the population of Fernhurst was 5,928 and is made up of approximately 49% females and 51% males.

The average age of people in Fernhurst is 35, while the median age is higher at 37.

94.4% of people living in Fernhurst were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.5% Scotland, 0.5% Wales, 0.4% India, 0.3% China, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% Jamaica, 0.2% Pakistan, 0.1% Bangladesh.

98.3% of people living in Fernhurst speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% All other Chinese, 0.2% Bengali, 0.2% Urdu, 0.2% Gujarati, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Tamil, 0.1% Hindi, 0.1% Persian/Farsi, 0.1% Arabic.

The religious make up of Fernhurst is 77.2% Christian, 15.8% No religion, 1.7% Muslim, 0.4% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Sikh. 254 people did not state a religion. 9 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

54.6% of people are married, 14.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.5% are separated or divorced. There are 197 widowed people living in Fernhurst.

The top occupations listed by people in Fernhurst are Professional 17.0%, Administrative and secretarial 13.2%, Associate professional and technical 13.0%, Skilled trades 12.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.1%, Administrative 10.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.1%, Corporate managers and directors 8.7%, Process, plant and machine operatives 7.9%, Caring personal service 7.8%.

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