Greyfriars Demographics (Preston, England)

Greyfriars is a ward in Preston of North West, England and includes areas of Fulwood, Ingol and Sharoe Green.

In the 2011 census the population of Greyfriars was 6,404 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Greyfriars is 44, while the median age is higher at 46.

90.0% of people living in Greyfriars were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.5% India, 1.7% Scotland, 0.7% Wales, 0.6% Northern Ireland, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% Pakistan, 0.2% Kenya, 0.2% Bangladesh, 0.1% Iran.

96.7% of people living in Greyfriars speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.1% Gujarati, 0.4% Panjabi, 0.2% Urdu, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Malayalam, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Telugu, 0.1% Czech, 0.1% Polish.

The religious make up of Greyfriars is 74.6% Christian, 10.7% No religion, 4.1% Muslim, 3.2% Hindu, 1.1% Sikh, 0.1% Buddhist. 371 people did not state a religion. 13 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

59.9% of people are married, 6.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.3% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 5.1% are separated or divorced. There are 219 widowed people living in Greyfriars.

The top occupations listed by people in Greyfriars are Professional 24.5%, Administrative and secretarial 15.2%, Associate professional and technical 13.4%, Administrative 11.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.1%, Skilled trades 9.2%, Corporate managers and directors 7.6%, Elementary 7.6%, Business and public service associate professionals 7.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.4%.