Boughton Demographics (Cheshire West and Chester, England)

Boughton is a ward in Cheshire West and Chester of North West, England and includes areas of Newton-By-Chester, Newton Bank, Mold Junction, Flookersbrook, Boughton, Boughton Heath, Queen's Park, Vicars Cross, Piper's Ash, Dee Banks, Broughton Heath and Great Boughton.

In the 2011 census the population of Boughton was 5,444 and is made up of approximately 48% females and 52% males.

The average age of people in Boughton is 40, while the median age is lower at 36.

80.0% of people living in Boughton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 6.4% Wales, 2.0% Scotland, 1.0% Northern Ireland, 0.8% India, 0.7% Ireland, 0.3% Australia, 0.2% Bangladesh, 0.2% United States, 0.2% South Africa.

93.9% of people living in Boughton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.9% Polish, 0.5% Hungarian, 0.4% Welsh/Cymraeg, 0.4% Spanish, 0.3% French, 0.2% Bulgarian, 0.2% Bengali, 0.2% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.2% Dutch.

The religious make up of Boughton is 57.9% Christian, 30.9% No religion, 0.9% Muslim, 0.7% Hindu, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.2% Sikh, 0.2% Agnostic, 0.2% Jewish. 407 people did not state a religion. 27 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

28.3% of people are married, 15.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 36.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.5% are separated or divorced. There are 467 widowed people living in Boughton.

The top occupations listed by people in Boughton are Professional 24.1%, Associate professional and technical 16.0%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.1%, Elementary 10.7%, Elementary administration and service 9.8%, Sales and customer service 9.6%, Administrative and secretarial 8.8%, Business and public service associate professionals 8.6%, Science, research, engineering and technology professionals 7.6%, Sales 7.6%.

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