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Central Barrow

Central Barrow
Central Barrow shown within Barrow-in-Furness
Population 5,584 
District Barrow-in-Furness
Shire county Cumbria
Region North West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district LA
Dialling code 01229
Police Cumbria
Fire Cumbria
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament Barrow and Furness
List of places

Central Barrow refers to the town centre of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, North West England, UK. Central Barrow is also the name of the electoral ward that covers roughly the eastern part of Barrow town centre. In 2001 5,584 (ranking 5th out of 13) lived in the Central ward.[1] The population density is 55.96 per hectare, which is well above the Barrow average of 9.24, and England average, 3.77.[2] Central Barrow is a fairly deprived area in terms of inhabitants with the average weekly income being around £100 lower than the region's average,[3] however the area being the central business district of the town is also home to many of Barrow's retail outlets, as well as a large amount of offices, restaurants and governmental buildings. Part of the multi-million pound Waterfront Barrow-in-Furness is being constructed in the southern part of Central Barrow (including the new Marina Village).


Vital statistics [4] Central Barrow Barrow-in-Furness England
Religious individuals 75.72% 81.61% 77.71%
Non-religious individuals 15.52% 10.79% 14.59%
Religion withheld 9.08% 7.59% 7.69%
Individuals in fairly
good to good health
81.20% 86.75% 90.97%
Individuals in bad health 18.80% 13.25% 9.03%
People aged 16-74 who
are economically active
54.88% 60.84% 66.87%
People aged 16-74 who
aren't economically active
45.12% 39.16% 33.13%
People aged 16-74
with no qualifications
41.34% 32.82% 28.85%

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Coordinates: 54°07′N 3°13′W / 54.11°N 3.22°W / 54.11; -3.22

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