Fenham Demographics (Newcastle upon Tyne, England)

Fenham is a ward in Newcastle upon Tyne of North East, England and includes areas of West Denton, Denton Burn, Westerhope, Blakelaw Estate and East Denton.

In the 2011 census the population of Fenham was 10,954 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Fenham is 37, while the median age is lower at 35.

87.4% of people living in Fenham were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.0% Pakistan, 1.4% Scotland, 1.3% India, 1.1% Bangladesh, 0.6% China, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Nigeria, 0.4% Hong Kong , 0.2% Iran.

92.1% of people living in Fenham speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.3% Bengali, 1.1% Urdu, 1.0% Panjabi, 0.7% All other Chinese, 0.4% Arabic, 0.4% Polish, 0.3% Malayalam, 0.3% Persian/Farsi, 0.2% Cantonese Chinese.

The religious make up of Fenham is 61.0% Christian, 22.1% No religion, 9.2% Muslim, 0.8% Sikh, 0.5% Hindu, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish. 593 people did not state a religion. 28 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

39.8% of people are married, 10.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 31.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.9% are separated or divorced. There are 570 widowed people living in Fenham.

The top occupations listed by people in Fenham are Elementary 15.7%, Elementary administration and service 14.2%, Sales and customer service 12.8%, Skilled trades 12.5%, Professional 12.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.8%, Administrative and secretarial 10.4%, Sales 10.2%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.2%, Sales Assistants and Retail Cashiers 8.9%.