Newsham Demographics (Northumberland, England)

Newsham is a ward in Northumberland of North East, England and includes areas of Newsham, Blyth Riverside Business Park, Newsham Farm Estate, Horton, Bebside, Cowpen New Town, Kitty Brewster Estate, Chase Farm Estate, Kitty Brewster Industrial Estate, Cowpen Estate, New Delaval, Newsham Estate, Cowpen, Cowpen Industrial Estate and Kitty Brewster.

In the 2011 census the population of Newsham was 4,742 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

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

95.6% of people living in Newsham were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.7% Scotland, 0.4% India, 0.3% Bangladesh, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Wales, 0.1% Philippines, 0.1% South America, 0.1% North Africa, 0.1% Northern Ireland.

98.8% of people living in Newsham speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Bengali, 0.1% Malayalam, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Panjabi, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese.

The religious make up of Newsham is 60.6% Christian, 31.5% No religion, 0.9% Muslim, 0.2% Sikh. 285 people did not state a religion. 14 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

46.3% of people are married, 12.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 24.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.5% are separated or divorced. There are 239 widowed people living in Newsham.

The top occupations listed by people in Newsham are Skilled trades 14.3%, Elementary 13.2%, Sales and customer service 12.8%, Administrative and secretarial 12.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 12.1%, Elementary administration and service 10.4%, Associate professional and technical 10.1%, Administrative 9.8%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.6%, Sales 9.6%.

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