Westoe Demographics (South Tyneside, England)

Westoe is a ward in South Tyneside of North East, England and includes areas of West Park and Westoe.

In the 2011 census the population of Westoe was 8,080 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Westoe is 42, while the median age is also 42.

93.3% of people living in Westoe were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.8% Scotland, 0.8% Pakistan, 0.5% Bangladesh, 0.5% India, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Iran, 0.1% South America, 0.1% South Africa.

97.2% of people living in Westoe speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.7% Urdu, 0.5% Bengali, 0.2% Arabic, 0.1% Malayalam, 0.1% Persian/Farsi, 0.1% Panjabi, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Hindi, 0.1% Polish.

The religious make up of Westoe is 67.5% Christian, 22.2% No religion, 2.7% Muslim, 0.5% Sikh, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Buddhist.

481 people did not state a religion. 31 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

44.8% of people are married, 10.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 26.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.9% are separated or divorced. There are 514 widowed people living in Westoe.

The top occupations listed by people in Westoe are Professional 17.9%, Administrative and secretarial 13.7%, Associate professional and technical 12.9%, Skilled trades 11.8%, Administrative 10.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.2%, Sales and customer service 9.2%, Elementary 8.5%, Process, plant and machine operatives 7.4%.

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