Newcastle-under-Lyme Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Newcastle-under-Lyme was 123,871 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Newcastle-under-Lyme is 41, while the median age is also 41.

92.8% of people living in Newcastle-under-Lyme were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.0% Wales, 0.8% Scotland, 0.4% China, 0.4% India, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% Hong Kong , 0.1% Pakistan, 0.1% Sri Lanka.

97.4% of people living in Newcastle-under-Lyme speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% All other Chinese, 0.4% Polish, 0.2% Turkish, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% French, 0.1% Tamil.

The religious make up of Newcastle-under-Lyme is 65.7% Christian, 24.6% No religion, 1.1% Muslim, 0.4% Hindu, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic.

8,331 people did not state a religion. 402 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 24 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

48.1% of people are married, 11.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 23.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.2% are separated or divorced. There are 6,273 widowed people living in Newcastle-under-Lyme.

The top occupations listed by people in Newcastle-under-Lyme are Professional 15.8%, Elementary 13.1%, Skilled trades 12.9%, Elementary administration and service 11.4%, Administrative and secretarial 10.6%, Associate professional and technical 10.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.4%, Sales and customer service 9.3%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.6%.