Blaydon Demographics (Gateshead, England)

Blaydon is a ward in Gateshead of North East, England and includes areas of Winlaton, Bates Houses, Blaydon Industrial Park, Blaydon Haugh Industrial Estate, Axwell Park, Old California, Blaydon Burn, Path Head, Addison Industrial Estate, Hedgefield, Addison, Bleach Green, Stella and The Loup.

In the 2011 census the population of Blaydon was 10,365 and is made up of approximately 53% females and 47% males.

The average age of people in Blaydon is 38, while the median age is also 38.

95.5% of people living in Blaydon were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.3% Scotland, 0.3% Wales, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% India, 0.1% Ireland, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Hong Kong , 0.1% China, 0.1% North Africa.

98.6% of people living in Blaydon speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Polish, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% British sign language, 0.1% Panjabi, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Italian.

The religious make up of Blaydon is 70.4% Christian, 23.0% No religion, 0.4% Muslim, 0.3% Sikh, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist.

508 people did not state a religion. 24 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

41.5% of people are married, 15.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 25.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.5% are separated or divorced. There are 579 widowed people living in Blaydon.

The top occupations listed by people in Blaydon are Professional 14.6%, Administrative and secretarial 12.1%, Sales and customer service 12.1%, Skilled trades 11.6%, Associate professional and technical 11.4%, Elementary 11.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.7%, Administrative 10.1%, Sales 9.6%, Elementary administration and service 9.5%.