Saltwell Demographics (Gateshead, England)

Saltwell is a ward in Gateshead of North East, England and includes areas of Bensham, Saltwell and Shipcote.

In the 2011 census the population of Saltwell was 9,659 and is made up of approximately 49% females and 51% males.

The average age of people in Saltwell is 34, while the median age is lower at 31.

82.5% of people living in Saltwell were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.6% Scotland, 0.8% Pakistan, 0.7% India, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% United States, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Wales, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% North Africa.

90.0% of people living in Saltwell speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.8% Polish, 0.8% Kurdish, 0.5% Urdu, 0.4% Bulgarian, 0.4% Czech, 0.4% Arabic, 0.3% Panjabi, 0.3% Romanian, 0.3% French.

The religious make up of Saltwell is 48.6% Christian, 25.3% No religion, 13.1% Jewish, 4.3% Muslim, 0.7% Sikh, 0.6% Hindu, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Agnostic. 592 people did not state a religion. 39 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

33.8% of people are married, 14.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 34.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.5% are separated or divorced. There are 527 widowed people living in Saltwell.

The top occupations listed by people in Saltwell are Professional 19.8%, Elementary 12.5%, Administrative and secretarial 12.4%, Associate professional and technical 11.2%, Sales and customer service 10.7%, Elementary administration and service 10.6%, Administrative 9.7%, Skilled trades 9.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 8.0%.

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