Newcastle upon Tyne Census Demographics United Kingdom
In the 2011 census the population of Newcastle upon Tyne was 280,177 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.
The average age of people in Newcastle upon Tyne is 37, while the median age is lower at 33.
83.2% of people living in Newcastle upon Tyne were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.0% Scotland, 1.2% India, 1.2% China, 1.0% Northern Ireland, 0.9% Pakistan, 0.8% Bangladesh, 0.4% Nigeria, 0.4% Iran, 0.4% North Africa.
90.5% of people living in Newcastle upon Tyne speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.2% All other Chinese, 0.9% Bengali, 0.9% Arabic, 0.5% Urdu, 0.5% Polish, 0.4% Persian/Farsi, 0.4% Panjabi, 0.3% French, 0.3% Cantonese Chinese.
The religious make up of Newcastle upon Tyne is 56.4% Christian, 27.8% No religion, 6.3% Muslim, 1.1% Hindu, 0.6% Buddhist, 0.4% Sikh, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic.
17,639 people did not state a religion. 1,065 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 28 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.
35.8% of people are married, 10.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 36.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.5% are separated or divorced. There are 14,168 widowed people living in Newcastle upon Tyne.
The top occupations listed by people in Newcastle upon Tyne are Professional 20.4%, Elementary 13.4%, Elementary administration and service 12.2%, Sales and customer service 11.4%, Administrative and secretarial 11.3%, Associate professional and technical 10.8%, Skilled trades 9.4%, Administrative 9.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.0%, Sales 8.7%.
Browse for Newcastle upon Tyne Demographics by ward/suburb
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- Newcastle upon Tyne Areas
- Benwell and Scotswood, Blakelaw, Byker, Castle, Dene, Denton, East Gosforth, Elswick, Fawdon, Fenham, Kenton, Lemington, Newburn, North Heaton, North Jesmond, Ouseburn, Parklands, South Heaton, South Jesmond, Walker, Walkergate, West Gosforth, Westerhope, Westgate, Wingrove, Woolsington
- 2011 Census United Kingdom