Wardley and Leam Lane Demographics (Gateshead, England)

Wardley and Leam Lane is a ward in Gateshead of North East, England and includes areas of Upper Heworth, Follingsby, Leam Lane, Wardley Colliery, Whitehills Estate, Wardley, South Wardley, Leam Lane Estate, Leamlane Estate and Whitehills.

In the 2011 census the population of Wardley and Leam Lane was 8,327 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Wardley and Leam Lane is 41, while the median age is higher at 42.

96.0% of people living in Wardley and Leam Lane were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.1% Scotland, 0.5% Philippines, 0.4% India, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Wales, 0.1% Ireland, 0.1% Hong Kong , 0.1% Pakistan, 0.1% Iran.

98.6% of people living in Wardley and Leam Lane speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.2% Polish, 0.1% Panjabi, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Persian/Farsi.

The religious make up of Wardley and Leam Lane is 72.7% Christian, 20.6% No religion, 0.5% Muslim, 0.2% Jewish, 0.2% Sikh, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Buddhist. 421 people did not state a religion. 20 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

49.5% of people are married, 10.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 22.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.1% are separated or divorced. There are 423 widowed people living in Wardley and Leam Lane.

The top occupations listed by people in Wardley and Leam Lane are Administrative and secretarial 15.5%, Professional 13.2%, Skilled trades 13.1%, Administrative 12.6%, Elementary 11.0%, Associate professional and technical 10.9%, Process, plant and machine operatives 10.2%, Sales and customer service 9.6%, Elementary administration and service 9.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.2%.

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