Barrow-in-Furness is an English district in the shire county (non-metropolitan county OF county) of Cumbria and has 67,000 inhabitants. The surface is 78 km². The main town is the eponymous Barrow-in-Furness with 59,182 inhabitants (2001).
16.7% of the population is over 65 years of age. Unemployment is 4.2% of the labor force (2001 census figures).
Barro pasture, Walney Island, Roa Island and Piel Island are part of the town of Barrow-in-Furness; these are collectively called the Barrow Islands.
Civil parishes in Barrow-in-Furness district
Askam and Ireleth, Dalton Town with Newton, Lindal and Marton.
Celebrities born in Barrow-in-Furness
Derek Clayton (1942), marathon runner
Gary Stevens (1963), English footballer