Altham Demographics (Hyndburn, England)

Altham is a ward in Hyndburn of North West, England and includes areas of Clayton Le Moors, Church, Moorfield Ind Est, Clayton Business Park, Shorten Brook Draltham Bus Park, Altham Business Park, Metcalf Draltham Ind Est, Altham, Walton Draltham Business Park, Clayton Park Ind Est and Altham West.

In the 2011 census the population of Altham was 5,437 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Altham is 36, while the median age is higher at 37.

94.0% of people living in Altham were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.3% Scotland, 0.8% Northern Ireland, 0.7% Pakistan, 0.4% Wales, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% Hong Kong , 0.2% India, 0.1% Philippines, 0.1% United States.

98.7% of people living in Altham speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Polish, 0.2% Panjabi, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.2% Urdu, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Any Sign Communication System.

The religious make up of Altham is 73.2% Christian, 18.3% No religion, 2.0% Muslim, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Agnostic. 289 people did not state a religion. 11 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

48.5% of people are married, 13.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 23.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.7% are separated or divorced. There are 278 widowed people living in Altham.

The top occupations listed by people in Altham are Skilled trades 15.1%, Professional 13.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 12.6%, Administrative and secretarial 11.3%, Associate professional and technical 10.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.3%, Caring personal service 9.9%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.9%, Elementary 9.2%, Administrative 8.7%.

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