South Jesmond Demographics (Newcastle upon Tyne, England)

South Jesmond is a ward in Newcastle upon Tyne of North East, England and includes areas of Jesmond, Wellburn Park, Sandyford, Shieldfield, Tyneside and Jesmond Vale.

In the 2011 census the population of South Jesmond was 10,849 and is made up of approximately 48% females and 52% males.

The average age of people in South Jesmond is 31, while the median age is lower at 23.

74.9% of people living in South Jesmond were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.8% China, 3.5% Northern Ireland, 3.3% Scotland, 1.0% Hong Kong , 0.9% Wales, 0.8% India, 0.6% Ireland, 0.6% Nigeria, 0.5% United States.

89.4% of people living in South Jesmond speak English. The other top languages spoken are 4.0% All other Chinese, 0.5% Cantonese Chinese, 0.5% Greek, 0.4% Arabic, 0.4% French, 0.3% German, 0.3% Mandarin Chinese, 0.3% Russian, 0.3% Spanish.

The religious make up of South Jesmond is 45.8% Christian, 40.7% No religion, 2.2% Muslim, 1.4% Buddhist, 0.9% Hindu, 0.4% Sikh, 0.4% Jewish, 0.2% Agnostic. 738 people did not state a religion. 88 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

14.2% of people are married, 8.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.1% live with a partner of the same sex, 67.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 4.6% are separated or divorced. There are 349 widowed people living in South Jesmond.

The top occupations listed by people in South Jesmond are Professional 32.2%, Elementary 14.7%, Elementary administration and service 14.3%, Associate professional and technical 13.1%, Sales and customer service 12.2%, Sales 10.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.7%, Health professionals 9.6%, Sales Assistants and Retail Cashiers 9.0%, Business, media and public service professionals 8.4%.

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