Central Barrow

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Schneider 2.jpgDuke Street at Schneider Square
Central, Barrow location map.jpgCentral Barrow shown within Barrow-in-Furness
Population 4,583 (2011)
Shire county
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
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Central Barrow refers to the town centre of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England. 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 was 55.96 per hectare, which was well above the local average of 9.24, and England average, 3.77.[2] The population of Central ward had reduced to 4,583 at the 2011 Census.[3] Central Barrow is amongst the 3% most deprived areas in the country and households have an average weekly income around £100 lower than the region's average,[4] 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 multimillion-pound Waterfront Barrow-in-Furness is being constructed in the southern part of Central Barrow (including the new Marina Village).


Vital statistics [5] 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