Wolstanton Demographics (Newcastle-under-Lyme, England)

Wolstanton is a ward in Newcastle-under-Lyme of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Porthill, Wolstanton, May Bank, Hay Bank and Longport.

In the 2011 census the population of Wolstanton was 5,846 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Wolstanton is 40, while the median age is lower at 39.

94.8% of people living in Wolstanton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 0.9% Wales, 0.7% Scotland, 0.2% China, 0.2% India, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.1% Philippines, 0.1% Ireland, 0.1% Zimbabwe, 0.1% South Africa.

98.3% of people living in Wolstanton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Polish, 0.2% Turkish, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% British sign language, 0.1% French, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese.

The religious make up of Wolstanton is 65.8% Christian, 26.1% No religion, 0.7% Muslim, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Atheist. 344 people did not state a religion. 18 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

42.7% of people are married, 15.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 23.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.3% are separated or divorced. There are 378 widowed people living in Wolstanton.

The top occupations listed by people in Wolstanton are Professional 16.1%, Skilled trades 11.9%, Associate professional and technical 11.9%, Administrative and secretarial 11.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.3%, Elementary 10.7%, Sales and customer service 10.3%, Elementary administration and service 9.6%, Caring personal service 9.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 8.8%.

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