Willaston and Thornton Demographics (Cheshire West and Chester, England)

Willaston and Thornton is a ward in Cheshire West and Chester of North West, England and includes areas of Willaston and Hooton.

In the 2011 census the population of Willaston and Thornton was 3,825 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Willaston and Thornton is 47, while the median age is higher at 50.

92.2% of people living in Willaston and Thornton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.0% Wales, 1.7% Scotland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.1% Australia, 0.1% Jamaica, 0.1% United States, 0.1% Isle of Man.

99.2% of people living in Willaston and Thornton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% French, 0.2% Lithuanian, 0.1% Welsh/Cymraeg, 0.1% German, 0.1% Spanish.

The religious make up of Willaston and Thornton is 74.7% Christian, 17.2% No religion, 0.2% Atheist, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Muslim, 0.1% Hindu. 272 people did not state a religion. 10 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

59.9% of people are married, 7.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 16.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.5% are separated or divorced. There are 158 widowed people living in Willaston and Thornton.

The top occupations listed by people in Willaston and Thornton are Professional 28.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 15.7%, Associate professional and technical 13.8%, Administrative and secretarial 12.9%, Corporate managers and directors 10.8%, Administrative 9.1%, Health professionals 8.5%, Skilled trades 8.2%, Business, media and public service professionals 7.9%, Business and public service associate professionals 7.8%.

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