Dunston Hill and Whickham East Demographics (Gateshead, England)

Dunston Hill and Whickham East is a ward in Gateshead of North East, England and includes areas of Whickham, Dunston, Beechgrove, Dunston Hill, Metro Riverside Park, Dunston Enterprise Park, Dunston Industrial Estate, Low Team, Festival Park, Vance Business Park and Metro Centre.

In the 2011 census the population of Dunston Hill and Whickham East was 9,199 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Dunston Hill and Whickham East is 42, while the median age is higher at 43.

95.3% of people living in Dunston Hill and Whickham East were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Scotland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Wales, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% India, 0.1% Hong Kong , 0.1% Ireland, 0.1% China, 0.1% Bangladesh.

99.0% of people living in Dunston Hill and Whickham East speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Polish, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Shona, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Arabic.

The religious make up of Dunston Hill and Whickham East is 73.2% Christian, 20.0% No religion, 0.5% Muslim, 0.2% Hindu, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Buddhist.

486 people did not state a religion. 16 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

53.1% of people are married, 10.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.2% are separated or divorced. There are 415 widowed people living in Dunston Hill and Whickham East.

The top occupations listed by people in Dunston Hill and Whickham East are Professional 16.2%, Administrative and secretarial 13.4%, Associate professional and technical 12.4%, Skilled trades 11.9%, Sales and customer service 10.9%, Administrative 10.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.7%, Elementary 9.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.8%, Sales 8.7%.

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