West Gosforth Demographics (Newcastle upon Tyne, England)

West Gosforth is a ward in Newcastle upon Tyne of North East, England and includes areas of Gosforth, Kenton, Montagu, Montague, Montagu Estate, Barronswood, Fawdon, Kenton Bar, Regent Farm, North Kenton, Regent Centre, Coxlodge, Kenton Bar Estate and Regent Farm Estate.

In the 2011 census the population of West Gosforth was 9,991 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in West Gosforth is 41, while the median age is also 41.

82.4% of people living in West Gosforth were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.6% Scotland, 2.4% India, 1.1% Pakistan, 1.0% Northern Ireland, 0.7% China, 0.7% Wales, 0.6% Ireland, 0.5% Hong Kong , 0.4% United States.

94.1% of people living in West Gosforth speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.7% Arabic, 0.7% All other Chinese, 0.6% Panjabi, 0.4% Hindi, 0.4% Bengali, 0.3% Urdu, 0.3% Cantonese Chinese, 0.2% French, 0.2% German.

The religious make up of West Gosforth is 56.4% Christian, 25.5% No religion, 5.0% Muslim, 3.0% Hindu, 1.5% Jewish, 0.8% Sikh, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.1% Agnostic. 664 people did not state a religion. 24 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

52.4% of people are married, 9.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 24.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.0% are separated or divorced. There are 364 widowed people living in West Gosforth.

The top occupations listed by people in West Gosforth are Professional 44.8%, Health professionals 18.2%, Health Professionals 14.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 14.2%, Associate professional and technical 11.9%, Business, media and public service professionals 10.4%, Teaching and educational professionals 10.0%, Teaching and Educational Professionals 10.0%, Corporate managers and directors 9.5%, Administrative and secretarial 8.9%.

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