Walker Demographics (Newcastle upon Tyne, England)

Walker is a ward in Newcastle upon Tyne of North East, England and includes areas of Walker, Low Walker, Walker Riverside Park, Wincomblee and Walker Riverside.

In the 2011 census the population of Walker was 11,701 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Walker is 37, while the median age is lower at 36.

91.1% of people living in Walker were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.2% Scotland, 0.6% Iran, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% Nigeria, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% China, 0.2% North Africa.

95.0% of people living in Walker speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.7% Polish, 0.5% Persian/Farsi, 0.5% French, 0.3% Portuguese, 0.3% Kurdish, 0.3% Czech, 0.2% Arabic, 0.2% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% All other Chinese.

The religious make up of Walker is 62.6% Christian, 27.4% No religion, 1.9% Muslim, 0.3% Sikh, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Jewish.

822 people did not state a religion. 22 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

29.0% of people are married, 12.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 35.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 13.2% are separated or divorced. There are 879 widowed people living in Walker.

The top occupations listed by people in Walker are Elementary 23.6%, Elementary administration and service 20.8%, Sales and customer service 13.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 13.7%, Skilled trades 12.6%, Process, plant and machine operatives 11.0%, Sales 10.9%, Caring personal service 10.7%, Sales Assistants and Retail Cashiers 10.1%, Administrative and secretarial 9.9%.

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