Beacon and Bents Demographics (South Tyneside, England)

Beacon and Bents is a ward in South Tyneside of North East, England and includes areas of High Shields, Westoe Village, St. Hilda, Town Centre, St Hilda Industrial Estate, Mill Bank, Lawe Ocean Roads, The Lawe Top, The Lawe and Lawe Top.

In the 2011 census the population of Beacon and Bents was 9,175 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Beacon and Bents is 39, while the median age is also 39.

87.0% of people living in Beacon and Bents were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 4.5% Bangladesh, 1.3% Scotland, 0.7% India, 0.6% Pakistan, 0.5% Iran, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% South America, 0.1% Zimbabwe.

90.8% of people living in Beacon and Bents speak English. The other top languages spoken are 4.9% Bengali, 0.7% Arabic, 0.5% Urdu, 0.4% Persian/Farsi, 0.3% Kurdish, 0.2% Panjabi, 0.2% Polish, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.2% French.

The religious make up of Beacon and Bents is 57.5% Christian, 21.7% No religion, 12.9% Muslim, 0.5% Sikh, 0.5% Hindu, 0.3% Buddhist. 550 people did not state a religion. 19 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

35.9% of people are married, 10.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 29.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 14.3% are separated or divorced. There are 795 widowed people living in Beacon and Bents.

The top occupations listed by people in Beacon and Bents are Professional 13.5%, Skilled trades 13.3%, Elementary 13.0%, Administrative and secretarial 11.4%, Elementary administration and service 11.1%, Associate professional and technical 10.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.2%, Sales and customer service 9.9%, Administrative 9.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.1%.

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