Winlaton and High Spen Demographics (Gateshead, England)

Winlaton and High Spen is a ward in Gateshead of North East, England and includes areas of Winlaton, Winlaton Mill, Barlow, Victoria Garesfield, High Spen and Highfield.

In the 2011 census the population of Winlaton and High Spen was 8,342 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Winlaton and High Spen is 46, while the median age is higher at 47.

96.5% of people living in Winlaton and High Spen were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.3% Scotland, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Ireland, 0.1% India, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Hong Kong , 0.0% Kenya, 0.0% United States.

99.3% of people living in Winlaton and High Spen speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Persian/Farsi.

The religious make up of Winlaton and High Spen is 73.7% Christian, 18.7% No religion, 0.3% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Agnostic. 548 people did not state a religion. 21 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

52.4% of people are married, 9.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.8% are separated or divorced. There are 418 widowed people living in Winlaton and High Spen.

The top occupations listed by people in Winlaton and High Spen are Skilled trades 14.0%, Professional 13.2%, Administrative and secretarial 12.5%, Sales and customer service 11.8%, Associate professional and technical 10.9%, Administrative 10.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.8%, Elementary 9.8%, Sales 9.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.1%.

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