Westgate Demographics (Ipswich, England)

Westgate is a ward in Ipswich of East of England, England and includes areas of Broom Hill and Westbourne.

In the 2011 census the population of Westgate was 9,938 and is made up of approximately 47% females and 53% males.

The average age of people in Westgate is 33, while the median age is lower at 30.

73.0% of people living in Westgate were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.1% Bangladesh, 1.1% Scotland, 1.0% India, 0.6% Wales, 0.6% Philippines, 0.4% Iran, 0.4% United States, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Zimbabwe.

79.6% of people living in Westgate speak English. The other top languages spoken are 5.5% Polish, 2.8% Portuguese, 2.4% Lithuanian, 1.9% Kurdish, 1.1% Bengali, 1.0% Latvian, 0.7% Russian, 0.5% Romanian, 0.4% Tagalog/Filipino.

The religious make up of Westgate is 46.5% Christian, 37.6% No religion, 5.2% Muslim, 1.1% Hindu, 0.7% Buddhist, 0.6% Sikh, 0.1% Atheist. 709 people did not state a religion. 44 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

30.6% of people are married, 18.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.3% live with a partner of the same sex, 32.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 12.2% are separated or divorced. There are 690 widowed people living in Westgate.

The top occupations listed by people in Westgate are Elementary 18.8%, Elementary administration and service 13.7%, Professional 13.4%, Process, plant and machine operatives 12.5%, Associate professional and technical 11.6%, Skilled trades 10.2%, Sales and customer service 9.2%, Administrative and secretarial 8.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.6%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.1%.

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