Newport West Demographics (Telford and Wrekin, England)

Newport West is a ward in Telford and Wrekin of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Springfield Ind Est, Upper Bar, Edgmond Manor, Chetwynd End, Kings Head Park, Pitchcroft, Summerhill, Lower Bar, Audley Ave Business Park, Edgmond Park, Castle View, Cheneyhill and Islington.

In the 2011 census the population of Newport West was 2,898 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Newport West is 41, while the median age is lower at 40.

89.1% of people living in Newport West were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.0% Wales, 1.6% Scotland, 0.6% Northern Ireland, 0.6% Ireland, 0.4% India, 0.3% Hong Kong , 0.3% South Africa, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% China.

97.3% of people living in Newport West speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Polish, 0.3% All other Chinese, 0.3% Latvian, 0.2% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.2% Thai, 0.1% Welsh/Cymraeg, 0.1% Telugu, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Hungarian.

The religious make up of Newport West is 67.8% Christian, 22.0% No religion, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.4% Hindu, 0.3% Muslim, 0.2% Jewish, 0.2% Sikh. 215 people did not state a religion. 23 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

42.8% of people are married, 10.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 28.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.1% are separated or divorced. There are 177 widowed people living in Newport West.

The top occupations listed by people in Newport West are Professional 16.8%, Administrative and secretarial 13.2%, Elementary 13.0%, Associate professional and technical 12.2%, Skilled trades 10.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.3%, Elementary administration and service 10.1%, Administrative 10.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.2%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.2%.

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