Garrison Demographics (Preston, England)

Garrison is a ward in Preston of North West, England and includes areas of Fernyhalgh, Fulwood, Longsands and Ribbleton.

In the 2011 census the population of Garrison was 7,503 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Garrison is 37, while the median age is higher at 38.

85.6% of people living in Garrison were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 4.0% India, 1.9% Scotland, 0.7% Pakistan, 0.7% Northern Ireland, 0.7% Ireland, 0.7% Wales, 0.4% Kenya, 0.2% Nigeria, 0.2% Hong Kong .

93.6% of people living in Garrison speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.6% Gujarati, 0.5% Urdu, 0.4% Polish, 0.3% Panjabi, 0.3% Arabic, 0.3% Hindi, 0.2% South Asian Language, 0.2% Telugu, 0.2% All other Chinese.

The religious make up of Garrison is 64.5% Christian, 13.2% No religion, 11.1% Muslim, 4.3% Hindu, 0.8% Sikh, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Humanist. 383 people did not state a religion. 11 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

54.4% of people are married, 10.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 21.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.5% are separated or divorced. There are 325 widowed people living in Garrison.

The top occupations listed by people in Garrison are Professional 23.9%, Associate professional and technical 15.1%, Administrative and secretarial 12.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.9%, Administrative 9.9%, Skilled trades 8.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.4%, Sales and customer service 8.1%, Corporate managers and directors 7.8%, Health professionals 7.6%.

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