Shear Brow Demographics (Blackburn with Darwen, England)

Shear Brow is a ward in Blackburn with Darwen of North West, England and includes areas of Salford and Revidge.

In the 2011 census the population of Shear Brow was 7,908 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Shear Brow is 33, while the median age is lower at 30.

65.8% of people living in Shear Brow were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 18.4% India, 7.9% Pakistan, 0.7% Scotland, 0.7% Kenya, 0.4% Iran, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% Africa not otherwise specified, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% China.

64.1% of people living in Shear Brow speak English. The other top languages spoken are 21.1% Gujarati, 5.0% Urdu, 4.9% Panjabi, 0.7% South Asian Language, 0.7% Kurdish, 0.5% Polish, 0.4% Pashto, 0.3% Persian/Farsi, 0.3% Arabic.

The religious make up of Shear Brow is 77.7% Muslim, 12.8% Christian, 3.4% No religion, 0.3% Sikh, 0.3% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish. 408 people did not state a religion. 2 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

52.5% of people are married, 3.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.1% live with a partner of the same sex, 28.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.8% are separated or divorced. There are 257 widowed people living in Shear Brow.

The top occupations listed by people in Shear Brow are Sales and customer service 15.4%, Professional 14.9%, Sales 12.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.3%, Elementary 11.1%, Administrative and secretarial 10.8%, Sales Assistants and Retail Cashiers 10.6%, Process, plant and machine operatives 10.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.7%, Administrative 8.5%.