Wensley Fold Demographics (Blackburn with Darwen, England)

Wensley Fold is a ward in Blackburn with Darwen of North West, England and includes areas of Bank Top, Witton, Thompson Street Ind Est, Feniscliffe, Waterfall Ind Est, Waterfall, Stancliff Street Ind Est, Revidge and Pleasington.

In the 2011 census the population of Wensley Fold was 7,378 and is made up of approximately 47% females and 53% males.

The average age of people in Wensley Fold is 34, while the median age is lower at 31.

72.1% of people living in Wensley Fold were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 9.7% Pakistan, 3.7% India, 1.6% Scotland, 1.1% Iran, 0.6% Northern Ireland, 0.6% Zimbabwe, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Bangladesh, 0.4% North Africa.

76.6% of people living in Wensley Fold speak English. The other top languages spoken are 5.6% Panjabi, 3.6% Polish, 3.6% Urdu, 3.3% Gujarati, 1.1% Kurdish, 1.0% Persian/Farsi, 0.8% Bengali, 0.5% Pashto, 0.5% Arabic.

The religious make up of Wensley Fold is 41.5% Christian, 39.8% Muslim, 11.5% No religion, 0.5% Hindu, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Jewish. 403 people did not state a religion. 13 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

38.5% of people are married, 9.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 30.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 12.3% are separated or divorced. There are 458 widowed people living in Wensley Fold.

The top occupations listed by people in Wensley Fold are Process, plant and machine operatives 17.9%, Elementary 16.6%, Elementary administration and service 12.3%, Sales and customer service 12.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.9%, Skilled trades 11.4%, Process, plant and machine operatives 10.8%, Caring personal service 10.3%, Sales 10.0%, Professional 9.2%.