Westerhope Demographics (Newcastle upon Tyne, England)

Westerhope is a ward in Newcastle upon Tyne of North East, England and includes areas of West Denton, Newbiggin Hall Estate, Burn Close, Callerton, North Walbottle, Chapel House, Walbottle, Butterlaw, Chapel House Estate, Chapel Park Estate, St Johns, Chapel Park, Callerton Lane End, Black Callerton and Westerhope.

In the 2011 census the population of Westerhope was 9,196 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Westerhope is 47, while the median age is higher at 49.

95.8% of people living in Westerhope were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Scotland, 0.3% India, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Hong Kong , 0.1% China, 0.1% Ireland, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Australia.

99.0% of people living in Westerhope speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.2% Arabic, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Gujarati, 0.1% Thai.

The religious make up of Westerhope is 75.4% Christian, 16.7% No religion, 0.5% Hindu, 0.4% Muslim, 0.2% Sikh, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish. 569 people did not state a religion. 15 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

55.8% of people are married, 8.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.8% are separated or divorced. There are 423 widowed people living in Westerhope.

The top occupations listed by people in Westerhope are Administrative and secretarial 16.4%, Professional 14.6%, Skilled trades 13.4%, Administrative 12.9%, Associate professional and technical 12.6%, Sales and customer service 10.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.4%, Sales 8.2%, Process, plant and machine operatives 7.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 7.7%.