Riversway Demographics (Preston, England)

Riversway is a ward in Preston of North West, England and includes areas of Fulwood, Ashton-On-Ribble, Parker Street Ind Est, Cadley, Navigation Business Village, Riversway Business Village, Dewhurst Ind Est, Nooklands, Riverway Business Village and Fernyhalgh.

In the 2011 census the population of Riversway was 6,351 and is made up of approximately 47% females and 53% males.

The average age of people in Riversway is 35, while the median age is lower at 30.

74.0% of people living in Riversway were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 5.7% India, 1.8% Scotland, 1.5% China, 1.4% Pakistan, 1.1% Kenya, 0.7% Northern Ireland, 0.6% Jamaica, 0.6% Ireland, 0.6% Wales.

82.8% of people living in Riversway speak English. The other top languages spoken are 5.3% Gujarati, 2.9% Polish, 1.4% All other Chinese, 0.8% Arabic, 0.8% Urdu, 0.7% Panjabi, 0.5% Hungarian, 0.4% Bengali, 0.3% Italian.

The religious make up of Riversway is 46.8% Christian, 25.7% No religion, 11.0% Muslim, 8.5% Hindu, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.3% Sikh, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Agnostic. 378 people did not state a religion. 23 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 6 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

25.4% of people are married, 12.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 44.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.1% are separated or divorced. There are 399 widowed people living in Riversway.

The top occupations listed by people in Riversway are Professional 17.9%, Sales and customer service 14.0%, Elementary 13.5%, Associate professional and technical 13.1%, Elementary administration and service 11.5%, Sales 11.4%, Administrative and secretarial 10.6%, Sales Assistants and Retail Cashiers 9.4%, Administrative 8.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 8.1%.