Elswick Demographics (Newcastle upon Tyne, England)

Elswick is a ward in Newcastle upon Tyne of North East, England and includes areas of Benwell, Newcastle Business Park, Rye Hill, Cruddas Park Estate, Noble Street Industrial Estate, Elswick, Cruddas Park, Grainger Park, Adelaide Shopping Centre and Low Benwell.

In the 2011 census the population of Elswick was 13,198 and is made up of approximately 47% females and 53% males.

The average age of people in Elswick is 33, while the median age is lower at 30.

62.9% of people living in Elswick were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 8.3% Bangladesh, 3.9% Pakistan, 3.0% India, 1.4% Nigeria, 1.3% Philippines, 1.3% North Africa, 1.3% Scotland, 1.0% China, 0.9% Iran.

68.0% of people living in Elswick speak English. The other top languages spoken are 9.5% Bengali, 2.4% Urdu, 1.8% Arabic, 1.4% Czech, 1.3% Polish, 1.2% Persian/Farsi, 1.1% Panjabi, 1.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 1.0% Kurdish.

The religious make up of Elswick is 40.8% Christian, 31.4% Muslim, 17.2% No religion, 2.0% Hindu, 0.9% Sikh, 0.8% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish. 834 people did not state a religion. 20 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

35.3% of people are married, 8.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.2% live with a partner of the same sex, 35.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.9% are separated or divorced. There are 686 widowed people living in Elswick.

The top occupations listed by people in Elswick are Elementary 22.0%, Elementary administration and service 20.0%, Skilled trades 13.0%, Sales and customer service 12.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.8%, Professional 11.1%, Caring personal service 9.7%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.6%, Sales 9.4%, Textiles, printing and other skilled trades 8.8%.