Atherleigh Demographics (Wigan, England)

Atherleigh is a ward in Wigan of North West, England and includes areas of Hag Fold, Atherton, Bag Lane Ind Est, Southside Industrial Park and Victoria Ind Est.

In the 2011 census the population of Atherleigh was 11,581 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Atherleigh is 39, while the median age is also 39.

95.1% of people living in Atherleigh were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 0.7% Scotland, 0.5% Wales, 0.4% Ireland, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% India, 0.2% China, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.1% Hong Kong , 0.1% South Africa.

98.2% of people living in Atherleigh speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Polish, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.1% Lithuanian, 0.1% French, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Thai, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% German.

The religious make up of Atherleigh is 75.7% Christian, 17.0% No religion, 0.5% Hindu, 0.5% Muslim, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.1% Atheist. 591 people did not state a religion. 33 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

42.9% of people are married, 14.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 24.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.1% are separated or divorced. There are 695 widowed people living in Atherleigh.

The top occupations listed by people in Atherleigh are Professional 13.3%, Associate professional and technical 12.7%, Skilled trades 12.6%, Elementary 11.3%, Administrative and secretarial 11.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.5%, Sales and customer service 9.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.4%, Elementary administration and service 9.2%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.0%.