Information about West Lancashire

Population
117,429
Avg Annual Income
£39,740
Full Time Employees
27.05%
Average Age
43.51
West Lancashire Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of West Lancashire is 117,429 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in West Lancashire is 61,002, and the female population is 56,427. In England, the male population is 28,833,712 and the female population is 27,656,336, according to the 2021 census.

Ethnicity & Religion

According to the latest 2021 census, The main ethnicity of the people in the immediate area is White: English, with a total of 108,998, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 4,040. As compared to the population in England, the main ethnicities were White: English(41,540,791) followed by Asian: Indian(1,843,248) and Asian: Pakistani(1,570,285). In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (72,269), followed by No religion (37,018), whereas, in England, the main religion was Christian(26,167,899), Muslim(3,801,186), and Hindu(1,020,533). While 20,715,664 mentioned 'No Religion' and 3,400,548 did not answer

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (23,639), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (16,442). While in England, 11,349,743 households are not deprived in any dimension, and 7,842,690 households are deprived in one dimension.

Economic Status

Most people in the West Lancashire area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (31,766), while 24,720 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 29,460 adults have Level 3 education, while 13,457 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the West Lancashire area are

  • Professional occupations (9972)
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (7088), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (6289)

Age

The average age of people living in West Lancashire is 44 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (17805), Between 15 to 24 (16996), and Between 55 to 64 (16577). The median age in England and Wales was 40 years as per the 2021 census.

NS-SEC

The NS-SEC defines and measures social class and is considered a reliable indicator of a person's class status. As per the 2021 census, most of the population in West Lancashire has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (19,669) followed by Routine occupations (12,696), and Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (11,137). In England, Most of the population(9,172,372) have Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations, followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations(6,092,791)

Map of West Lancashire

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Population of West Lancashire over the years

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Postcodes in West Lancashire

The postcode district L, WN, PR are associated with the West Lancashire, and there are total 10 postcode areas (listed below). The West Lancashire has a total of 2989 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of West Lancashire
NameType
AreaWest Lancashire
Ward

Ashurst

Aughton Park

Aughton and Downholland

Bickerstaffe

Birch Green

Burscough East

Burscough West

Derby

Digmoor

Halsall

Hesketh-with-Becconsall

Knowsley

Moorside

Newburgh

North Meols

Parbold

Rufford

Scarisbrick

Scott

Skelmersdale North

Skelmersdale South

Tanhouse

Tarleton

Up Holland

Wrightington

LTLA22
UTLA22Lancashire
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland