Fishwick Demographics (Preston, England)

Fishwick is a ward in Preston of North West, England and includes areas of Boulevard, Fishwick and Kaymer Ind Est.

In the 2011 census the population of Fishwick was 5,784 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Fishwick is 33, while the median age is lower at 31.

77.0% of people living in Fishwick were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 5.4% Pakistan, 5.3% India, 1.1% Scotland, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Bangladesh, 0.4% Wales, 0.2% Kenya, 0.2% Jamaica.

79.7% of people living in Fishwick speak English. The other top languages spoken are 5.6% Gujarati, 3.9% Polish, 3.3% Urdu, 2.3% Panjabi, 0.8% Pashto, 0.5% British sign language, 0.4% Arabic, 0.4% Hungarian, 0.4% Bengali.

The religious make up of Fishwick is 48.9% Christian, 27.3% Muslim, 14.4% No religion, 1.6% Hindu, 0.8% Sikh, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish. 367 people did not state a religion. 17 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

37.5% of people are married, 11.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 30.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.2% are separated or divorced. There are 296 widowed people living in Fishwick.

The top occupations listed by people in Fishwick are Elementary 19.7%, Elementary administration and service 16.3%, Process, plant and machine operatives 13.0%, Sales and customer service 13.0%, Skilled trades 11.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.0%, Administrative and secretarial 10.4%, Sales 10.3%, Sales Assistants and Retail Cashiers 8.8%, Administrative 8.8%.