Whickham South and Sunniside Demographics (Gateshead, England)

Whickham South and Sunniside is a ward in Gateshead of North East, England and includes areas of Byermoor, Whickham, Sunniside, Streetgate, Marley Hill and Fellside Park.

In the 2011 census the population of Whickham South and Sunniside was 8,313 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Whickham South and Sunniside is 44, while the median age is higher at 46.

95.5% of people living in Whickham South and Sunniside were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.6% Scotland, 0.4% Wales, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% India, 0.2% Ireland, 0.1% United States, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Iran, 0.1% Hong Kong .

99.2% of people living in Whickham South and Sunniside speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.1% Persian/Farsi, 0.1% French, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% All other Chinese.

The religious make up of Whickham South and Sunniside is 74.2% Christian, 19.1% No religion, 0.2% Muslim, 0.2% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Sikh.

448 people did not state a religion. 17 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

56.6% of people are married, 9.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 18.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.5% are separated or divorced. There are 402 widowed people living in Whickham South and Sunniside.

The top occupations listed by people in Whickham South and Sunniside are Professional 18.7%, Administrative and secretarial 15.1%, Associate professional and technical 14.7%, Administrative 12.0%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.1%, Sales and customer service 10.4%, Skilled trades 9.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.1%, Sales 8.0%, Business and public service associate professionals 7.7%.

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