Barrow-in-Furness Overview

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The Big Picture

Barrow-in-Furness is a local authority located in Cumbria, a county in North West England. As of 2021, its population was estimated to be around 67,000 people. The area is known for its diverse range of housing, including traditional terraced houses, new builds, and council houses. The community in Barrow-in-Furness is very active, with several community initiatives and festivals throughout the year, including the Barrow Festival of Transport and the Barrow Winter Carnival. In terms of entertainment, there are several venues in the area, including the Forum 28 Theatre and the Barrow AFC stadium. The economy in Barrow-in-Furness is heavily reliant on the shipbuilding industry, with employers such as BAE Systems and Rolls-Royce playing a significant role in the local economy.

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Barrow-in-Furness Population

The population graphic above highlights changes in Barrow-in-Furness’s population over time, while the diversity graphic compares local diversity to the national average, giving a snapshot of the area’s cultural makeup.

Barrow-in-Furness Diversity

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