Claughton Demographics (Wirral, England)

Claughton is a ward in Wirral of North West, England and includes areas of Oxton, Noctorum and Claughton.

In the 2011 census the population of Claughton was 14,705 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Claughton is 42, while the median age is also 42.

93.3% of people living in Claughton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.3% Wales, 1.0% Scotland, 0.6% Ireland, 0.6% India, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Hong Kong , 0.2% China, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Philippines.

98.5% of people living in Claughton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.2% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Malayalam, 0.1% French, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Welsh/Cymraeg, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Arabic.

The religious make up of Claughton is 72.4% Christian, 19.0% No religion, 0.5% Muslim, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.3% Hindu, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist. 969 people did not state a religion. 48 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

42.6% of people are married, 10.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 28.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.0% are separated or divorced. There are 893 widowed people living in Claughton.

The top occupations listed by people in Claughton are Professional 16.9%, Administrative and secretarial 12.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.6%, Skilled trades 11.2%, Associate professional and technical 11.0%, Elementary 10.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.9%, Administrative 9.6%, Elementary administration and service 8.7%, Caring personal service 8.7%.