Whickham North Demographics (Gateshead, England)

Whickham North is a ward in Gateshead of North East, England and includes areas of Whickham, Bates Houses, Whickham Industrial Estate, Derwenthaugh, Derwent Haugh, Derwenthaugh Industrial Estate, Sands Industrial Estate and Swalwell.

In the 2011 census the population of Whickham North was 8,451 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Whickham North is 42, while the median age is higher at 43.

95.1% of people living in Whickham North were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.3% Scotland, 0.4% India, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% South Africa, 0.1% Northern Ireland, 0.1% China, 0.1% Hong Kong , 0.1% Philippines, 0.1% Sri Lanka.

98.4% of people living in Whickham North speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Polish, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.1% Panjabi, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Tamil, 0.1% Czech, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% French.

The religious make up of Whickham North is 69.7% Christian, 22.6% No religion, 0.4% Muslim, 0.3% Hindu, 0.3% Sikh, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Humanist. 467 people did not state a religion. 32 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

47.7% of people are married, 11.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 22.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.5% are separated or divorced. There are 455 widowed people living in Whickham North.

The top occupations listed by people in Whickham North are Professional 14.9%, Administrative and secretarial 14.6%, Associate professional and technical 12.8%, Sales and customer service 12.1%, Administrative 11.3%, Elementary 10.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.3%, Skilled trades 9.9%, Sales 9.7%, Elementary administration and service 9.3%.

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