Longbenton Demographics (North Tyneside, England)

Longbenton is a ward in North Tyneside of North East, England and includes areas of Forest Hall, Longbenton, Benton, Balliol Business Park, Balliol Business Park East and Balliol Business Park West.

In the 2011 census the population of Longbenton was 10,617 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Longbenton is 39, while the median age is lower at 37.

91.4% of people living in Longbenton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.1% Scotland, 1.2% India, 0.7% Northern Ireland, 0.5% Wales, 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Hong Kong , 0.2% Iran, 0.2% Pakistan.

97.2% of people living in Longbenton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Malayalam, 0.2% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% French, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Persian/Farsi, 0.1% Urdu.

The religious make up of Longbenton is 62.1% Christian, 29.1% No religion, 0.9% Muslim, 0.8% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic. 648 people did not state a religion. 39 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

38.2% of people are married, 14.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 27.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.1% are separated or divorced. There are 696 widowed people living in Longbenton.

The top occupations listed by people in Longbenton are Professional 19.9%, Administrative and secretarial 16.2%, Administrative 13.7%, Elementary 12.1%, Sales and customer service 11.2%, Associate professional and technical 10.7%, Elementary administration and service 10.5%, Skilled trades 9.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.7%, Sales 7.6%.