Garstang Demographics (Wyre, England)

Garstang is a ward in Wyre of North West, England and includes areas of Cabus, Forton, Claughton-On-Brock, Catterall, Garstang, Bowgreave, Calder Vale, Barnacre, Creamery Ind Est, Bleasdale, Oakenclough, Nether Wyresdale Preston and Scorton.

In the 2011 census the population of Garstang was 4,852 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Garstang is 49, while the median age is higher at 52.

93.9% of people living in Garstang were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.0% Scotland, 1.1% Wales, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% India, 0.1% China, 0.1% Isle of Man, 0.1% South Africa.

99.0% of people living in Garstang speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Turkish, 0.1% Sinhala.

The religious make up of Garstang is 79.6% Christian, 13.2% No religion, 0.4% Muslim, 0.2% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Atheist. 278 people did not state a religion. 8 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

56.7% of people are married, 7.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 17.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.3% are separated or divorced. There are 205 widowed people living in Garstang.

The top occupations listed by people in Garstang are Professional 18.5%, Skilled trades 15.5%, Elementary 10.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.7%, Administrative and secretarial 10.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.1%, Associate professional and technical 9.3%, Elementary administration and service 9.0%, Process, plant and machine operatives 7.6%, Sales and customer service 7.4%.