Lea Demographics (Preston, England)

Lea is a ward in Preston of North West, England and includes areas of Lea, Ashton-On-Ribble, Ashton Five Lane Ends, Greaves Town, Larches, Ashton Bank and Ashton On Ribble.

In the 2011 census the population of Lea was 6,157 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Lea is 38, while the median age is higher at 40.

92.0% of people living in Lea were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.1% Scotland, 0.9% Wales, 0.8% India, 0.7% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.2% Kenya, 0.1% United States, 0.1% Pakistan, 0.1% Hong Kong .

98.4% of people living in Lea speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Gujarati, 0.2% Arabic, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% Panjabi, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Hindi, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Maltese.

The religious make up of Lea is 74.1% Christian, 17.2% No religion, 1.4% Hindu, 1.1% Muslim, 0.3% Sikh, 0.1% Buddhist. 330 people did not state a religion. 7 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

52.2% of people are married, 10.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 23.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.3% are separated or divorced. There are 281 widowed people living in Lea.

The top occupations listed by people in Lea are Professional 21.2%, Associate professional and technical 13.8%, Administrative and secretarial 12.8%, Skilled trades 11.6%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.9%, Administrative 9.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.4%, Sales and customer service 8.0%, Elementary 8.0%, Corporate managers and directors 7.6%.

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