Northwood Demographics (Knowsley, England)

Northwood is a ward in Knowsley of North West, England and includes areas of Kirkby, Astra Works, Northwood, Knowsley Industrial Park, New Lodge Ind Est, Capitol Trading Park, Prestige Complex, Courtyard Works, Kirkby Industrial Estate, The Web Complex, Business Resource Centre, Acorn Business Centre, Derby Works, Woodlands Works, Lodge Works, Knowsley Industrial Park North, Kirkby Ind Est, Cornhill Works, North Mersey Business Centre, Woodlands and Britonwood Trading Estate.

In the 2011 census the population of Northwood was 7,261 and is made up of approximately 54% females and 46% males.

The average age of people in Northwood is 36, while the median age is lower at 33.

96.9% of people living in Northwood were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Scotland, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.1% India, 0.1% Zimbabwe, 0.1% United States, 0.1% Australia, 0.0% China.

98.7% of people living in Northwood speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.7% Polish, 0.1% Panjabi, 0.1% German, 0.1% British sign language.

The religious make up of Northwood is 78.9% Christian, 14.0% No religion, 0.2% Muslim, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Hindu. 463 people did not state a religion. 6 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

26.8% of people are married, 11.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 40.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.5% are separated or divorced. There are 422 widowed people living in Northwood.

The top occupations listed by people in Northwood are Elementary 18.2%, Elementary administration and service 15.2%, Process, plant and machine operatives 13.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 13.5%, Sales and customer service 12.8%, Administrative and secretarial 10.9%, Caring personal service 10.2%, Skilled trades 9.4%, Administrative 8.3%, Sales 8.1%.