Newton Demographics (St. Helens, England)

Newton is a ward in St. Helens of North West, England and includes areas of Sankey Valley Ind Est, Vulcan Village, Newton Park and Earlestown.

In the 2011 census the population of Newton was 11,203 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

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

94.4% of people living in Newton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.3% Scotland, 0.7% Wales, 0.6% Ireland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% India, 0.1% Hong Kong , 0.1% United States, 0.1% Kenya, 0.1% Bangladesh.

99.1% of people living in Newton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Bengali.

The religious make up of Newton is 74.8% Christian, 18.4% No religion, 0.4% Muslim, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Atheist. 575 people did not state a religion. 30 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

44.8% of people are married, 14.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 23.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.2% are separated or divorced. There are 601 widowed people living in Newton.

The top occupations listed by people in Newton are Professional 16.9%, Associate professional and technical 13.0%, Administrative and secretarial 12.0%, Skilled trades 11.6%, Elementary 11.1%, Elementary administration and service 10.1%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.7%, Administrative 9.6%, Sales and customer service 8.8%.

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