Washington West Demographics (Sunderland, England)

Washington West is a ward in Sunderland of North East, England and includes areas of Armstrong Industrial Estate, Albany Village, Great Usworth, Albany, Blackfell Village, Parsons Industrial Estate, Washington District 2, Washington District 12, Usworth, High Usworth, Donwell, Blackfell, Donwell Village, Armstrong, New Washington, Allerdene, Springwell, Galloping Green, Springwell Village, Springwell Estate, Eighton Banks, Low Eighton, Harlow Green, Allerdene Estate and Wrekenton.

In the 2011 census the population of Washington West was 11,833 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Washington West is 40, while the median age is higher at 41.

95.3% of people living in Washington West were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Scotland, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% India, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Ireland, 0.1% Bangladesh, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Iran, 0.1% Hong Kong .

98.7% of people living in Washington West speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Bengali, 0.2% Lithuanian, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Panjabi, 0.1% British sign language, 0.1% Latvian, 0.1% Greek, 0.1% Persian/Farsi.

The religious make up of Washington West is 70.1% Christian, 22.5% No religion, 0.6% Muslim, 0.4% Sikh, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Hindu. 657 people did not state a religion. 28 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

50.8% of people are married, 11.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 21.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.4% are separated or divorced. There are 614 widowed people living in Washington West.

The top occupations listed by people in Washington West are Administrative and secretarial 16.2%, Administrative 13.8%, Elementary 12.9%, Professional 11.4%, Skilled trades 11.2%, Elementary administration and service 11.0%, Sales and customer service 10.8%, Associate professional and technical 10.5%, Process, plant and machine operatives 10.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 8.5%.

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