West Park Demographics (South Tyneside, England)

West Park is a ward in South Tyneside of North East, England and includes areas of West Harton, Tyne Dock, Chichester, Deans, White Leas, Whiteleas Estate, Elswick Way Industrial Estate, Whiteleas, Harton and Middlefields Industrial Estate.

In the 2011 census the population of West Park was 7,663 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in West Park is 41, while the median age is also 41.

94.3% of people living in West Park were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.0% Scotland, 0.5% India, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Pakistan, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Bangladesh, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.1% Iran, 0.1% Philippines.

97.5% of people living in West Park speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Arabic, 0.2% Bengali, 0.2% Polish, 0.2% Urdu, 0.1% Panjabi, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% Romanian, 0.1% Turkish, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino.

The religious make up of West Park is 67.3% Christian, 22.9% No religion, 1.7% Muslim, 0.4% Sikh, 0.3% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Jewish. 486 people did not state a religion. 29 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

38.2% of people are married, 12.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 30.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 12.1% are separated or divorced. There are 598 widowed people living in West Park.

The top occupations listed by people in West Park are Administrative and secretarial 15.0%, Professional 14.9%, Skilled trades 12.9%, Associate professional and technical 12.7%, Administrative 12.1%, Elementary 11.0%, Sales and customer service 10.0%, Elementary administration and service 9.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.1%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.4%.