Orrell Demographics (Wigan, England)

Orrell is a ward in Wigan of North West, England and includes areas of Orrell, Winstanley, Lamberhead Ind Est, Pemberton, Billinge and Bispham Hall Business Park.

In the 2011 census the population of Orrell was 11,513 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Orrell is 43, while the median age is higher at 44.

96.6% of people living in Orrell were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 0.6% Scotland, 0.4% Wales, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% India, 0.1% United States, 0.1% Pakistan, 0.1% Iran, 0.1% South Africa.

99.2% of people living in Orrell speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.1% Persian/Farsi, 0.1% Gujarati, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% Malayalam.

The religious make up of Orrell is 82.7% Christian, 11.1% No religion, 0.2% Hindu, 0.2% Muslim, 0.1% Buddhist. 595 people did not state a religion. 30 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

55.2% of people are married, 9.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.0% are separated or divorced. There are 516 widowed people living in Orrell.

The top occupations listed by people in Orrell are Professional 20.1%, Administrative and secretarial 13.3%, Associate professional and technical 12.6%, Skilled trades 12.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.5%, Administrative 10.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.6%, Elementary 8.3%, Process, plant and machine operatives 7.5%, Corporate managers and directors 7.2%.

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