Gateshead Census Demographics United Kingdom
In the 2011 census the population of Gateshead was 200,214 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.
The average age of people in Gateshead is 40, while the median age is also 40.
93.1% of people living in Gateshead were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Scotland, 0.3% India, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Wales, 0.2% China, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Iran, 0.2% South Africa, 0.1% Pakistan.
97.1% of people living in Gateshead speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.6% Polish, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.2% Kurdish, 0.2% Persian/Farsi, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% French, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Urdu.
The religious make up of Gateshead is 67.0% Christian, 23.5% No religion, 1.5% Jewish, 1.0% Muslim, 0.2% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.2% Sikh.
11,476 people did not state a religion. 480 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 10 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.
43.7% of people are married, 12.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.1% live with a partner of the same sex, 25.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.2% are separated or divorced. There are 11,270 widowed people living in Gateshead.
The top occupations listed by people in Gateshead are Professional 15.2%, Administrative and secretarial 13.0%, Elementary 11.8%, Skilled trades 11.4%, Associate professional and technical 11.4%, Sales and customer service 11.1%, Administrative 10.5%, Elementary administration and service 10.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.4%, Sales 8.6%.
Browse for Gateshead Demographics by ward/suburb
- England LocalStats
- North East LocalStats
- Gateshead Areas
- Birtley, Blaydon, Bridges, Chopwell and Rowlands Gill, Chowdene, Crawcrook and Greenside, Deckham, Dunston and Teams, Dunston Hill and Whickham East, Felling, High Fell, Lamesley, Lobley Hill and Bensham, Low Fell, Pelaw and Heworth, Ryton, Crookhill and Stella, Saltwell, Wardley and Leam Lane, Whickham North, Whickham South and Sunniside, Windy Nook and Whitehills, Winlaton and High Spen
- 2011 Census United Kingdom