Wensleydale Demographics (Northumberland, England)

Wensleydale is a ward in Northumberland of North East, England and includes areas of Newsham, Woodlands Park, South Beach Estate, South Newsham Estate, North Farm, Bebside Estate, South Beach, South Newsham, North Farm Estate, Isabella Colliery and Isabella Colliery Estate.

In the 2011 census the population of Wensleydale was 4,548 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Wensleydale is 42, while the median age is also 42.

94.5% of people living in Wensleydale were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.1% Scotland, 0.4% India, 0.4% Wales, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Hong Kong , 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Bangladesh, 0.1% Zimbabwe.

98.7% of people living in Wensleydale speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Panjabi, 0.2% Polish, 0.1% Telugu, 0.1% Bulgarian, 0.1% Turkish, 0.1% Bengali.

The religious make up of Wensleydale is 63.1% Christian, 27.9% No religion, 0.4% Muslim, 0.3% Sikh, 0.2% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Agnostic. 311 people did not state a religion. 24 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

40.0% of people are married, 13.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 22.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 12.1% are separated or divorced. There are 319 widowed people living in Wensleydale.

The top occupations listed by people in Wensleydale are Administrative and secretarial 14.3%, Skilled trades 13.3%, Associate professional and technical 12.3%, Professional 12.0%, Administrative 11.9%, Sales and customer service 10.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.7%, Elementary 10.7%, Elementary administration and service 8.5%, Caring personal service 8.5%.

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