Briercliffe Demographics (Burnley, England)

Briercliffe is a ward in Burnley of North West, England and includes areas of Briercliffe, Lane Bottom, Marsden Height Nelson, Heasandforth Ind Est, Kibble Bank, Haggate, Heasandford, Heasandford Ind Est, Clockhouse, Marsden Height, Harle Syke and Walshaw.

In the 2011 census the population of Briercliffe was 5,654 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Briercliffe is 41, while the median age is higher at 42.

94.5% of people living in Briercliffe were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.6% Scotland, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Pakistan, 0.5% Wales, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.2% India, 0.1% South America, 0.1% China, 0.1% Australia.

98.8% of people living in Briercliffe speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Panjabi, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% Japanese, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% Bulgarian, 0.1% Any Sign Communication System, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Polish.

The religious make up of Briercliffe is 74.3% Christian, 17.7% No religion, 1.3% Muslim, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic. 339 people did not state a religion. 9 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

51.9% of people are married, 12.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 21.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.2% are separated or divorced. There are 279 widowed people living in Briercliffe.

The top occupations listed by people in Briercliffe are Skilled trades 15.0%, Professional 14.7%, Administrative and secretarial 12.5%, Associate professional and technical 12.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.8%, Administrative 9.8%, Elementary 9.3%, Caring personal service 8.5%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.4%.

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