Brierfield Demographics (Pendle, England)

Brierfield is a ward in Pendle of North West, England and includes areas of Brierfield, Parsons Clough and Reedley Park.

In the 2011 census the population of Brierfield was 4,862 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Brierfield is 38, while the median age is lower at 36.

79.0% of people living in Brierfield were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 14.7% Pakistan, 1.2% Scotland, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Bangladesh, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% India, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% North Africa, 0.1% Zimbabwe.

82.7% of people living in Brierfield speak English. The other top languages spoken are 11.4% Panjabi, 3.3% Urdu, 0.4% Pakistani Pahari, 0.4% Polish, 0.3% Bengali, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Lithuanian, 0.1% German, 0.1% Kurdish.

The religious make up of Brierfield is 41.6% Christian, 38.8% Muslim, 13.4% No religion, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Atheist. 251 people did not state a religion. 6 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

48.2% of people are married, 6.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 23.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.4% are separated or divorced. There are 265 widowed people living in Brierfield.

The top occupations listed by people in Brierfield are Process, plant and machine operatives 14.1%, Skilled trades 12.4%, Professional 12.4%, Sales and customer service 12.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.2%, Sales 10.4%, Associate professional and technical 9.7%, Caring personal service 9.7%, Elementary 9.6%, Administrative and secretarial 9.6%.

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