Benwell and Scotswood Demographics (Newcastle upon Tyne, England)

Benwell and Scotswood is a ward in Newcastle upon Tyne of North East, England and includes areas of Benwell, Old Benwell, Pendower Estate, Scotswood, Bells Close, South Benwell, Delaval, Pendower, West Benwell, Lemington, Denton Burn, Dumpling Hall, South Denton, West Denton, Dumpling Hall Estate, Slatyford, Benwell Village, Adelaide Shopping Centre and Grainger Park.

In the 2011 census the population of Benwell and Scotswood was 12,694 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Benwell and Scotswood is 38, while the median age is lower at 37.

87.7% of people living in Benwell and Scotswood were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.3% Scotland, 0.6% Philippines, 0.6% India, 0.5% Bangladesh, 0.5% Pakistan, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Nigeria.

91.6% of people living in Benwell and Scotswood speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.4% Polish, 0.8% Slovak, 0.8% Czech, 0.7% Bengali, 0.4% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.3% Lithuanian, 0.3% Portuguese, 0.3% Kurdish, 0.2% Panjabi.

The religious make up of Benwell and Scotswood is 64.1% Christian, 25.2% No religion, 3.5% Muslim, 0.4% Hindu, 0.3% Sikh, 0.2% Buddhist.

753 people did not state a religion. 20 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

37.2% of people are married, 11.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 30.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.6% are separated or divorced. There are 771 widowed people living in Benwell and Scotswood.

The top occupations listed by people in Benwell and Scotswood are Elementary 18.7%, Elementary administration and service 16.2%, Skilled trades 12.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 12.5%, Administrative and secretarial 12.5%, Sales and customer service 11.3%, Administrative 9.9%, Caring personal service 9.6%, Professional 9.3%, Sales 8.8%.

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