South Heaton Demographics (Newcastle upon Tyne, England)

South Heaton is a ward in Newcastle upon Tyne of North East, England and includes areas of Heaton, North Heaton, Byker, St Anthonys Estate, St Peters Estate, St Peters Basin, St Peters, St. Lawrence, Byker Village, Ouseburn and Ouseburn Industrial Estate.

In the 2011 census the population of South Heaton was 9,964 and is made up of approximately 47% females and 53% males.

The average age of people in South Heaton is 32, while the median age is lower at 25.

80.4% of people living in South Heaton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.5% Northern Ireland, 2.7% Scotland, 1.4% India, 0.7% China, 0.7% Ireland, 0.6% Wales, 0.5% Nigeria, 0.4% Bangladesh, 0.4% Hong Kong .

92.5% of people living in South Heaton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.8% All other Chinese, 0.6% Polish, 0.4% French, 0.4% Bengali, 0.3% Nepalese, 0.3% Persian/Farsi, 0.3% Urdu, 0.3% Arabic, 0.3% Spanish.

The religious make up of South Heaton is 42.3% No religion, 42.2% Christian, 3.3% Muslim, 1.7% Hindu, 0.8% Buddhist, 0.2% Atheist, 0.2% Agnostic, 0.2% Jewish. 704 people did not state a religion. 119 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 7 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

13.6% of people are married, 11.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.1% live with a partner of the same sex, 62.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.5% are separated or divorced. There are 439 widowed people living in South Heaton.

The top occupations listed by people in South Heaton are Professional 23.8%, Sales and customer service 14.9%, Elementary 14.5%, Associate professional and technical 13.9%, Elementary administration and service 13.9%, Administrative and secretarial 11.1%, Sales 10.1%, Administrative 9.3%, Sales Assistants and Retail Cashiers 9.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.7%.

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