Skerton East Demographics (Lancaster, England)

Skerton East is a ward in Lancaster of North West, England and includes areas of Skerton and Scale Hall.

In the 2011 census the population of Skerton East was 6,668 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Skerton East is 37, while the median age is lower at 35.

90.5% of people living in Skerton East were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.8% Scotland, 0.8% Wales, 0.7% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.2% Australia, 0.2% United States, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% China, 0.2% South Africa.

96.7% of people living in Skerton East speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.6% Polish, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Mandarin Chinese, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% German, 0.1% Turkish, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% Spanish.

The religious make up of Skerton East is 67.2% Christian, 23.3% No religion, 0.5% Muslim, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.2% Hindu, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Agnostic.

471 people did not state a religion. 28 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

39.8% of people are married, 14.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 27.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.7% are separated or divorced. There are 449 widowed people living in Skerton East.

The top occupations listed by people in Skerton East are Caring, leisure and other service 14.8%, Elementary 14.1%, Professional 12.9%, Skilled trades 12.8%, Elementary administration and service 12.3%, Caring personal service 12.1%, Associate professional and technical 10.3%, Sales and customer service 9.4%, Administrative and secretarial 8.7%, Caring Personal Services 8.6%.