Dene Demographics (Newcastle upon Tyne, England)

Dene is a ward in Newcastle upon Tyne of North East, England and includes areas of Church Green, Longbenton, Four Lane Ends, Jesmond Park East, Benton, Heaton, Jesmond Park West, Cochrane Park, Victoria Glade, High Heaton, Fairways Estate and Little Benton.

In the 2011 census the population of Dene was 9,667 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Dene is 39, while the median age is also 39.

84.4% of people living in Dene were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.7% Scotland, 2.3% India, 1.0% Northern Ireland, 1.0% Pakistan, 0.9% Hong Kong , 0.7% Bangladesh, 0.5% Wales, 0.4% Iran, 0.4% Sri Lanka.

93.3% of people living in Dene speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.7% Bengali, 0.7% Cantonese Chinese, 0.5% All other Chinese, 0.5% Urdu, 0.5% Arabic, 0.5% Panjabi, 0.4% Persian/Farsi, 0.3% Hindi, 0.2% Polish.

The religious make up of Dene is 59.2% Christian, 24.1% No religion, 6.0% Muslim, 2.5% Hindu, 0.6% Sikh, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist.

610 people did not state a religion. 30 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

51.5% of people are married, 10.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 24.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.1% are separated or divorced. There are 357 widowed people living in Dene.

The top occupations listed by people in Dene are Professional 32.8%, Administrative and secretarial 14.5%, Administrative 12.0%, Health professionals 12.0%, Associate professional and technical 11.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.0%, Health Professionals 7.6%, Business, media and public service professionals 7.5%, Sales and customer service 7.5%, Skilled trades 7.4%.

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