Breightmet Demographics (Bolton, England)

Breightmet is a ward in Bolton of North West, England and includes areas of Bradley Fold Trading Estate, Breightmet, Boundary Ind Est, Breighmet Ind Est, Bradley Fold, Bury Ind Est, Tonge Bridge Ind Est, Ainsworth, Starling, Withins and Roscow Fold.

In the 2011 census the population of Breightmet was 13,584 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Breightmet is 39, while the median age is higher at 40.

92.4% of people living in Breightmet were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.0% Scotland, 0.7% Ireland, 0.4% Wales, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% India, 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% Kenya, 0.2% China, 0.2% Nigeria.

97.0% of people living in Breightmet speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.6% Polish, 0.4% Gujarati, 0.2% Turkish, 0.2% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.2% Persian/Farsi, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% French, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% All other Chinese.

The religious make up of Breightmet is 69.5% Christian, 21.9% No religion, 1.3% Muslim, 0.8% Hindu, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Buddhist. 767 people did not state a religion. 32 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 4 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

41.8% of people are married, 12.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 26.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.6% are separated or divorced. There are 854 widowed people living in Breightmet.

The top occupations listed by people in Breightmet are Elementary 14.4%, Skilled trades 13.5%, Elementary administration and service 12.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 12.3%, Sales and customer service 11.8%, Administrative and secretarial 11.2%, Process, plant and machine operatives 11.1%, Caring personal service 9.9%, Professional 9.8%, Associate professional and technical 9.1%.

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