Newport South Demographics (Telford and Wrekin, England)

Newport South is a ward in Telford and Wrekin of West Midlands, England.

In the 2011 census the population of Newport South was 2,635 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Newport South is 44, while the median age is higher at 46.

91.2% of people living in Newport South were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.5% Wales, 1.7% Scotland, 0.7% Northern Ireland, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% India, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Kenya, 0.1% Isle of Man, 0.1% South America.

98.6% of people living in Newport South speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Welsh/Cymraeg, 0.2% Panjabi, 0.2% Arabic, 0.2% Telugu, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Lithuanian, 0.1% Italian.

The religious make up of Newport South is 70.8% Christian, 20.5% No religion, 0.4% Sikh, 0.4% Muslim, 0.2% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish. 172 people did not state a religion. 6 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

49.6% of people are married, 10.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 21.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.4% are separated or divorced. There are 169 widowed people living in Newport South.

The top occupations listed by people in Newport South are Professional 15.7%, Administrative and secretarial 15.1%, Associate professional and technical 13.5%, Elementary 12.1%, Administrative 12.1%, Skilled trades 10.9%, Elementary administration and service 9.6%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.4%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.4%.