Blakelaw Demographics (Newcastle upon Tyne, England)

Blakelaw is a ward in Newcastle upon Tyne of North East, England and includes areas of Cowgate, Cragston Park, Moorhead, Blakelaw, Wingrove, Nuns Moor, Fenham, Middlewood Park and North Fenham.

In the 2011 census the population of Blakelaw was 11,507 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Blakelaw is 38, while the median age is lower at 36.

86.8% of people living in Blakelaw were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.0% Pakistan, 1.6% India, 1.4% Scotland, 0.9% China, 0.6% Northern Ireland, 0.5% Bangladesh, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% Nigeria.

92.7% of people living in Blakelaw speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.0% Urdu, 0.8% All other Chinese, 0.7% Panjabi, 0.6% Arabic, 0.6% Bengali, 0.5% Malayalam, 0.3% Polish, 0.2% Persian/Farsi, 0.2% Cantonese Chinese.

The religious make up of Blakelaw is 58.1% Christian, 25.5% No religion, 7.6% Muslim, 1.0% Sikh, 0.6% Hindu, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic. 694 people did not state a religion. 39 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

37.9% of people are married, 12.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 30.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.1% are separated or divorced. There are 672 widowed people living in Blakelaw.

The top occupations listed by people in Blakelaw are Elementary 15.2%, Professional 14.1%, Elementary administration and service 13.6%, Sales and customer service 13.3%, Administrative and secretarial 11.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.7%, Sales 10.7%, Skilled trades 10.6%, Sales Assistants and Retail Cashiers 9.8%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.3%.