Westgate Demographics (Newcastle upon Tyne, England)

Westgate is a ward in Newcastle upon Tyne of North East, England and includes areas of Castle Garth, The Leazes, Battlefield, Gallowgate, Kings Manor, Haymarket, Eldon Square, Barras Bridge, New Mills, Arthurs Hill, Low Benwell, Forth Banks and Quayside.

In the 2011 census the population of Westgate was 10,059 and is made up of approximately 44% females and 56% males.

The average age of people in Westgate is 31, while the median age is lower at 26.

59.6% of people living in Westgate were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 7.3% China, 1.7% Scotland, 1.6% Hong Kong , 1.3% India, 1.3% Iran, 1.2% Nigeria, 1.2% Northern Ireland, 1.1% Bangladesh, 0.6% Pakistan.

69.9% of people living in Westgate speak English. The other top languages spoken are 7.4% All other Chinese, 3.6% Arabic, 1.5% Cantonese Chinese, 1.4% Greek, 1.4% Bengali, 1.4% Persian/Farsi, 0.8% French, 0.8% Kurdish, 0.8% Polish.

The religious make up of Westgate is 39.6% Christian, 36.2% No religion, 11.6% Muslim, 2.7% Buddhist, 1.3% Hindu, 0.3% Jewish, 0.3% Sikh, 0.2% Atheist.

640 people did not state a religion. 74 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

14.0% of people are married, 9.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 2.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 60.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.1% are separated or divorced. There are 482 widowed people living in Westgate.

The top occupations listed by people in Westgate are Professional 23.8%, Elementary 16.8%, Elementary administration and service 16.1%, Associate professional and technical 13.0%, Sales and customer service 12.0%, Sales 8.9%, Administrative and secretarial 8.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 8.3%, Sales Assistants and Retail Cashiers 7.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.5%.

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