Westlands Demographics (Newcastle-under-Lyme, England)

Westlands is a ward in Newcastle-under-Lyme of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Seabridge.

In the 2011 census the population of Westlands was 5,659 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Westlands is 44, while the median age is higher at 46.

90.5% of people living in Westlands were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.5% Wales, 1.3% Scotland, 1.3% India, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% Sri Lanka, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Pakistan, 0.2% Hong Kong , 0.2% North Africa.

97.7% of people living in Westlands speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Tamil, 0.2% Arabic, 0.2% Urdu, 0.2% Pashto, 0.1% Japanese, 0.1% Sinhala, 0.1% Panjabi, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% French.

The religious make up of Westlands is 70.8% Christian, 18.8% No religion, 1.9% Muslim, 1.3% Hindu, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.3% Sikh, 0.1% Atheist. 345 people did not state a religion. 7 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

58.2% of people are married, 6.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.1% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.1% are separated or divorced. There are 223 widowed people living in Westlands.

The top occupations listed by people in Westlands are Professional 29.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.6%, Associate professional and technical 12.8%, Administrative and secretarial 12.5%, Corporate managers and directors 10.0%, Teaching and educational professionals 9.5%, Teaching and Educational Professionals 9.5%, Health professionals 9.4%, Administrative 9.2%, Skilled trades 8.1%.

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