East Gosforth Demographics (Newcastle upon Tyne, England)

East Gosforth is a ward in Newcastle upon Tyne of North East, England and includes areas of Gosforth, Gosforth Industrial Estate and South Gosforth.

In the 2011 census the population of East Gosforth was 10,145 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in East Gosforth is 39, while the median age is lower at 37.

82.4% of people living in East Gosforth were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.5% Scotland, 1.3% Northern Ireland, 1.0% India, 0.9% China, 0.6% Ireland, 0.6% Wales, 0.4% Iran, 0.4% Nigeria, 0.3% United States.

93.6% of people living in East Gosforth speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.9% Arabic, 0.8% All other Chinese, 0.4% Bengali, 0.3% Persian/Farsi, 0.3% Polish, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% German, 0.2% French, 0.2% Korean.

The religious make up of East Gosforth is 56.2% Christian, 30.4% No religion, 3.5% Muslim, 1.2% Hindu, 0.6% Jewish, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.3% Sikh, 0.2% Atheist.

658 people did not state a religion. 34 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

42.4% of people are married, 11.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.2% live with a partner of the same sex, 30.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.7% are separated or divorced. There are 430 widowed people living in East Gosforth.

The top occupations listed by people in East Gosforth are Professional 43.1%, Health professionals 14.5%, Associate professional and technical 13.6%, Business, media and public service professionals 11.1%, Teaching and educational professionals 11.0%, Teaching and Educational Professionals 11.0%, Health Professionals 10.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.9%, Administrative and secretarial 9.8%, Administrative 7.9%.

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