Whitburn and Marsden Demographics (South Tyneside, England)

Whitburn and Marsden is a ward in South Tyneside of North East, England and includes areas of Whitburn, Cleadon, Whitburn Village, South Bents and Cleadon Village.

In the 2011 census the population of Whitburn and Marsden was 7,448 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Whitburn and Marsden is 44, while the median age is higher at 46.

95.8% of people living in Whitburn and Marsden were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.3% Scotland, 0.3% India, 0.3% Wales, 0.2% South Africa, 0.1% Bangladesh, 0.1% Northern Ireland, 0.1% Pakistan, 0.1% North Africa, 0.1% Iran.

99.3% of people living in Whitburn and Marsden speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% French, 0.1% German.

The religious make up of Whitburn and Marsden is 75.2% Christian, 17.4% No religion, 1.0% Muslim, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Sikh. 418 people did not state a religion. 17 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

50.8% of people are married, 8.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 21.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.8% are separated or divorced. There are 429 widowed people living in Whitburn and Marsden.

The top occupations listed by people in Whitburn and Marsden are Professional 16.2%, Administrative and secretarial 12.5%, Skilled trades 12.3%, Associate professional and technical 12.0%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.1%, Administrative 9.8%, Sales and customer service 9.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.2%, Elementary 8.6%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.2%.