Newton Demographics (Sandwell, England)

Newton is a ward in Sandwell of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Great Barr and Grove Vale.

In the 2011 census the population of Newton was 11,558 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Newton is 41, while the median age is also 41.

84.1% of people living in Newton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 5.3% India, 1.7% Jamaica, 1.3% Ireland, 0.6% Wales, 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% Kenya, 0.4% Pakistan, 0.4% Bangladesh, 0.3% Northern Ireland.

91.6% of people living in Newton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 3.6% Panjabi, 1.2% Polish, 0.7% Gujarati, 0.4% Urdu, 0.4% Bengali, 0.2% Slovak, 0.2% French, 0.1% Hindi, 0.1% Tamil.

The religious make up of Newton is 61.2% Christian, 14.2% No religion, 9.5% Sikh, 4.1% Hindu, 3.5% Muslim, 0.3% Buddhist. 695 people did not state a religion. 18 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 5 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

48.0% of people are married, 8.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 25.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.4% are separated or divorced. There are 576 widowed people living in Newton.

The top occupations listed by people in Newton are Administrative and secretarial 15.1%, Professional 13.6%, Administrative 12.1%, Skilled trades 12.0%, Associate professional and technical 11.7%, Elementary 10.6%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.7%, Sales and customer service 9.6%, Elementary administration and service 8.7%.

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