East Demographics (Bury, England)

East is a ward in Bury of North West, England and includes areas of Fairfield, Barnbrook, Heap, Brenton Business Complex, Yeargate Ind Est, Pimhole, Bridge Hall Industrial Park, Heap Bridge, Huntley Brook, Free Town, Fishpool, Town Head, Rochdale Rd, Springs, Rochdale Road, Park Hills and Mitchell Hey.

In the 2011 census the population of East was 10,579 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in East is 36, while the median age is lower at 35.

79.6% of people living in East were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 8.3% Pakistan, 1.0% Scotland, 1.0% Ireland, 0.6% Northern Ireland, 0.5% Iran, 0.5% India, 0.4% Wales, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% Zimbabwe.

85.6% of people living in East speak English. The other top languages spoken are 4.3% Urdu, 2.9% Panjabi, 1.7% Polish, 1.3% Pashto, 0.6% Persian/Farsi, 0.5% Arabic, 0.2% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.2% French, 0.2% East Asian Language.

The religious make up of East is 54.0% Christian, 21.2% Muslim, 17.6% No religion, 0.5% Hindu, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Sikh. 602 people did not state a religion. 26 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 6 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

37.4% of people are married, 12.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 29.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.6% are separated or divorced. There are 670 widowed people living in East.

The top occupations listed by people in East are Elementary 16.9%, Elementary administration and service 14.9%, Process, plant and machine operatives 12.7%, Sales and customer service 12.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.9%, Professional 11.2%, Skilled trades 10.4%, Administrative and secretarial 9.4%, Caring personal service 9.3%, Sales 9.0%.

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