Westgate Demographics (Gloucester, England)

Westgate is a ward in Gloucester of South West, England and includes areas of Llanthony, Houndscroft, Kingsholme, Kingsholm, Bownham, High Orchard, Quedgeley, St. Paul's, Tredworth, The Docks, East Gate Shopping Centre, Pool Meadow, The Island, Hempsted and Podsmead.

In the 2011 census the population of Westgate was 6,607 and is made up of approximately 46% females and 54% males.

The average age of people in Westgate is 38, while the median age is lower at 34.

78.1% of people living in Westgate were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.1% Wales, 1.5% Scotland, 0.8% India, 0.8% Ireland, 0.6% South Africa, 0.5% Jamaica, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Nigeria, 0.3% Zimbabwe.

89.3% of people living in Westgate speak English. The other top languages spoken are 3.9% Polish, 0.6% Slovak, 0.5% Czech, 0.4% Gujarati, 0.4% Portuguese, 0.3% Hungarian, 0.3% All other Chinese, 0.2% French, 0.2% Lithuanian.

The religious make up of Westgate is 56.5% Christian, 31.5% No religion, 2.7% Muslim, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.4% Hindu, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Sikh. 463 people did not state a religion. 41 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

29.6% of people are married, 15.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 33.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 12.2% are separated or divorced. There are 496 widowed people living in Westgate.

The top occupations listed by people in Westgate are Professional 15.5%, Associate professional and technical 14.5%, Elementary 13.3%, Administrative and secretarial 11.2%, Elementary administration and service 11.1%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.5%, Administrative 9.2%, Sales and customer service 9.0%, Skilled trades 8.9%.

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