Deckham Demographics (Gateshead, England)

Deckham is a ward in Gateshead of North East, England and includes areas of Blue Quarries, Low Fell, Chowdene, Deckham, Carr Hill, Sheriff Hill, High Fell and Pimlico.

In the 2011 census the population of Deckham was 9,938 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Deckham is 38, while the median age is lower at 36.

91.7% of people living in Deckham were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.7% Scotland, 0.3% Iran, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Pakistan, 0.3% India, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Bangladesh, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% China.

95.6% of people living in Deckham speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.1% Polish, 0.4% Kurdish, 0.3% Persian/Farsi, 0.3% Bengali, 0.2% French, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Turkish.

The religious make up of Deckham is 61.4% Christian, 28.9% No religion, 2.0% Muslim, 0.7% Jewish, 0.2% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Atheist. 590 people did not state a religion. 26 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

36.4% of people are married, 14.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.3% live with a partner of the same sex, 30.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.8% are separated or divorced. There are 580 widowed people living in Deckham.

The top occupations listed by people in Deckham are Elementary 15.4%, Administrative and secretarial 13.3%, Elementary administration and service 13.2%, Professional 12.9%, Sales and customer service 11.3%, Administrative 11.1%, Skilled trades 11.0%, Associate professional and technical 10.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.3%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.6%.

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