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Subject: Borough of Barrow-in-Furness
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Risedale shown within Barrow-in-Furness
Population 5,663 
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

Risedale is a ward of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England. It is bordered by Barrow town centre, Parkside, Newbarns and Roose and had a population of 5,663 in 2001. Risedale is a fairly deprived district, with figures for unemployment being higher than Barrow and national average. Council housing makes up much of the southern area of the ward (in the form of Broadway, Gateway, Longway and Westway).[1]

Vital statistics [2] Risedale Barrow-in-Furness England
Religious individuals 79.81% 81.61% 77.71%
Non-religious individuals 11.50% 10.79% 14.59%
Religion withheld 8.69% 7.59% 7.69%
Individuals in fairly
good to good health
85.68% 86.75% 90.97%
Individuals in bad health 14.32% 13.25% 9.03%
People aged 16-74 who
are economically active
58.52% 60.84% 66.87%
People aged 16-74 who
aren't economically active
41.47% 39.16% 33.13%
People aged 16-74
with no qualifications
39.60% 32.82% 28.85%


Coordinates: 54°06′47″N 3°12′22″W / 54.113°N 3.206°W / 54.113; -3.206

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