Westgate Demographics (Lancaster, England)

Westgate is a ward in Lancaster of North West, England and includes areas of Heysham Ind Est, Heaton With Oxcliffe, Walkers Ind Est, Middleton, Snatchems, White Lund Industrial Estate, Mossgate, Overton, Sunderland Point, Vickers Ind Est and Foxholes Hill.

In the 2011 census the population of Westgate was 6,565 and is made up of approximately 53% females and 47% males.

The average age of people in Westgate is 43, while the median age is higher at 44.

89.9% of people living in Westgate were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.4% Scotland, 0.9% Northern Ireland, 0.8% Wales, 0.7% Ireland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.1% Zimbabwe, 0.1% South America, 0.1% Australia, 0.1% Hong Kong .

97.5% of people living in Westgate speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.8% Polish, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Slovenian, 0.1% Thai, 0.1% Bengali.

The religious make up of Westgate is 69.6% Christian, 22.3% No religion, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.2% Muslim, 0.1% Jewish. 475 people did not state a religion. 10 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

43.4% of people are married, 12.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 21.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.4% are separated or divorced. There are 483 widowed people living in Westgate.

The top occupations listed by people in Westgate are Caring, leisure and other service 15.6%, Elementary 15.0%, Elementary administration and service 13.4%, Caring personal service 12.9%, Skilled trades 11.8%, Sales and customer service 11.5%, Process, plant and machine operatives 10.4%, Administrative and secretarial 10.2%, Sales 10.0%, Caring Personal Services 9.2%.

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