Whitley Bay Demographics (North Tyneside, England)

Whitley Bay is a ward in North Tyneside of North East, England and includes areas of Whitley Lodge, Whitley Sands and Monkseaton.

In the 2011 census the population of Whitley Bay was 9,416 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Whitley Bay is 39, while the median age is higher at 40.

89.9% of people living in Whitley Bay were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.9% Scotland, 0.6% Bangladesh, 0.5% Wales, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% India, 0.3% United States, 0.2% Australia.

97.0% of people living in Whitley Bay speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.8% Bengali, 0.2% German, 0.2% Polish, 0.2% French, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Persian/Farsi.

The religious make up of Whitley Bay is 54.4% Christian, 34.3% No religion, 2.0% Muslim, 0.3% Hindu, 0.2% Sikh, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Jewish. 704 people did not state a religion. 49 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

44.4% of people are married, 13.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 24.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.5% are separated or divorced. There are 586 widowed people living in Whitley Bay.

The top occupations listed by people in Whitley Bay are Professional 26.9%, Associate professional and technical 14.5%, Administrative and secretarial 11.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.3%, Administrative 9.5%, Skilled trades 9.0%, Teaching and educational professionals 8.8%, Teaching and Educational Professionals 8.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.0%, Sales and customer service 7.6%.

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