Chirton Demographics (North Tyneside, England)

Chirton is a ward in North Tyneside of North East, England and includes areas of Chirton, Tyne Tunnel Trading Estate, High Flatworth, Balkwell Housing Estate, Orion Business Park, West Chirton and West Chirton Industrial Estate.

In the 2011 census the population of Chirton was 11,925 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

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

93.5% of people living in Chirton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.8% Scotland, 0.5% Philippines, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Bangladesh, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% India, 0.1% Hong Kong , 0.1% Iran.

97.7% of people living in Chirton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.5% Polish, 0.2% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.2% Bengali, 0.1% Lithuanian, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Persian/Farsi, 0.1% Turkish.

The religious make up of Chirton is 57.9% Christian, 34.0% No religion, 0.7% Muslim, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Jewish. 756 people did not state a religion. 28 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

34.7% of people are married, 13.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 31.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.8% are separated or divorced. There are 809 widowed people living in Chirton.

The top occupations listed by people in Chirton are Elementary 16.5%, Elementary administration and service 14.5%, Sales and customer service 14.0%, Skilled trades 12.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.6%, Administrative and secretarial 11.5%, Sales 10.3%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.6%, Administrative 9.6%, Associate professional and technical 9.4%.