Newport East Demographics (Telford and Wrekin, England)

Newport East is a ward in Telford and Wrekin of West Midlands, England.

In the 2011 census the population of Newport East was 2,826 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Newport East is 40, while the median age is also 40.

90.9% of people living in Newport East were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.9% Wales, 1.4% Scotland, 0.9% Northern Ireland, 0.5% Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% United States, 0.1% India, 0.1% Ghana, 0.1% South America.

98.4% of people living in Newport East speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Welsh/Cymraeg, 0.2% Polish, 0.2% German, 0.1% Bulgarian, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Japanese, 0.1% Swedish, 0.1% All other languages, 0.1% Gaelic .

The religious make up of Newport East is 69.5% Christian, 23.8% No religion, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Agnostic. 161 people did not state a religion. 5 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

49.2% of people are married, 7.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 28.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.2% are separated or divorced. There are 137 widowed people living in Newport East.

The top occupations listed by people in Newport East are Professional 17.2%, Elementary 15.3%, Associate professional and technical 12.5%, Administrative and secretarial 11.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.8%, Elementary administration and service 10.7%, Skilled trades 10.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.6%, Administrative 8.7%, Caring personal service 8.3%.

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