Lowton East Demographics (Wigan, England)

Lowton East is a ward in Wigan of North West, England and includes areas of Lowton, Lowton St Lukes, Woodford Grange, Ashwood Park, Pocket Nook, St. Luke's, Plank Lane, Cannan, Garton Common, Lowton St. Mary's and Lowton Heath.

In the 2011 census the population of Lowton East was 12,617 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Lowton East is 41, while the median age is higher at 43.

95.2% of people living in Lowton East were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.1% Scotland, 0.8% Wales, 0.4% Ireland, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Hong Kong , 0.1% China, 0.1% India, 0.1% United States.

99.1% of people living in Lowton East speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% Polish.

The religious make up of Lowton East is 77.4% Christian, 15.0% No religion, 0.6% Muslim, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Sikh. 743 people did not state a religion. 28 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

55.5% of people are married, 10.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.3% are separated or divorced. There are 571 widowed people living in Lowton East.

The top occupations listed by people in Lowton East are Professional 18.8%, Associate professional and technical 13.7%, Administrative and secretarial 12.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.5%, Skilled trades 11.5%, Administrative 9.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.8%, Corporate managers and directors 8.6%, Sales and customer service 8.2%, Elementary 7.5%.

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