Calder Demographics (Wyre, England)

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

In the 2011 census the population of Calder was 2,148 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Calder is 43, while the median age is higher at 45.

93.9% of people living in Calder were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.9% Scotland, 0.7% Wales, 0.7% Northern Ireland, 0.3% India, 0.3% Ireland, 0.1% United States, 0.1% Hong Kong , 0.1% South Africa, 0.0% South America.

98.9% of people living in Calder speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Italian, 0.1% French, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Gujarati.

The religious make up of Calder is 77.1% Christian, 15.5% No religion, 0.4% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.2% Muslim, 0.1% Jewish. 127 people did not state a religion. 3 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

58.5% of people are married, 9.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.1% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.3% are separated or divorced. There are 81 widowed people living in Calder.

The top occupations listed by people in Calder are Professional 22.3%, Skilled trades 14.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 14.1%, Associate professional and technical 10.7%, Corporate managers and directors 9.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.7%, Administrative and secretarial 9.5%, Elementary 8.8%, Caring personal service 7.9%, Teaching and educational professionals 7.6%.

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