Preston Demographics (North Tyneside, England)

Preston is a ward in North Tyneside of North East, England and includes areas of Chirton, Preston Park, Preston Village, Preston, Preston Grange and The Priorys.

In the 2011 census the population of Preston was 8,419 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Preston is 44, while the median age is higher at 45.

93.5% of people living in Preston were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.2% Scotland, 0.5% Wales, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% India, 0.2% Australia, 0.1% United States, 0.1% North Africa.

98.8% of people living in Preston speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.1% French, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Persian/Farsi, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Panjabi, 0.1% German, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino.

The religious make up of Preston is 66.8% Christian, 25.3% No religion, 0.4% Muslim, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Humanist, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic. 539 people did not state a religion. 30 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

48.8% of people are married, 12.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 22.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.2% are separated or divorced. There are 454 widowed people living in Preston.

The top occupations listed by people in Preston are Professional 21.0%, Administrative and secretarial 15.0%, Associate professional and technical 13.8%, Administrative 12.3%, Skilled trades 9.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.5%, Sales and customer service 9.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.0%, Elementary 7.9%, Elementary administration and service 7.3%.

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