Castle Demographics (Newcastle upon Tyne, England)

Castle is a ward in Newcastle upon Tyne of North East, England and includes areas of North Gosforth, Wideopen, Brunton Bridge, Brunswick Industrial Estate, Dinnington Village, Dinnington, Hazlerigg, Brunswick Green, Brunswick Village, Gosforth, Low Gosforth, Ouseburn Park, Belverdere Retail Park, Fencer Hill, Bank Top, Kingston Park, Brunton Park, Kingston Park Shopping Centre, Fawdon, Tudor Grange Estate, Grange Park, Tudor Grange, Airport Industrial Estate and Three Mile Bridge.

In the 2011 census the population of Castle was 10,069 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Castle is 40, while the median age is also 40.

87.9% of people living in Castle were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.2% Scotland, 0.7% India, 0.6% North Africa, 0.5% Iran, 0.5% China, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% United States, 0.3% Ireland.

94.1% of people living in Castle speak English. The other top languages spoken are 3.1% Arabic, 0.4% Persian/Farsi, 0.3% All other Chinese, 0.2% Mandarin Chinese, 0.2% German, 0.2% Panjabi, 0.2% Polish, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese.

The religious make up of Castle is 63.8% Christian, 22.8% No religion, 5.4% Muslim, 0.9% Hindu, 0.5% Sikh, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish. 572 people did not state a religion. 21 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

50.0% of people are married, 10.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 23.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.5% are separated or divorced. There are 544 widowed people living in Castle.

The top occupations listed by people in Castle are Professional 19.2%, Administrative and secretarial 15.0%, Associate professional and technical 11.7%, Administrative 11.7%, Sales and customer service 11.2%, Skilled trades 11.1%, Elementary 8.8%, Sales 8.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 8.3%.

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