Newtown Demographics (Poole, England)

Newtown is a ward in Poole of South West, England and includes areas of Parkstone.

In the 2011 census the population of Newtown was 12,515 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

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

89.7% of people living in Newtown were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.2% Scotland, 1.1% Wales, 0.6% India, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% Bangladesh, 0.2% China.

95.8% of people living in Newtown speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.4% Polish, 0.2% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.2% Malayalam, 0.2% Bengali, 0.2% Spanish, 0.1% German, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% Tamil.

The religious make up of Newtown is 58.1% Christian, 31.6% No religion, 0.8% Muslim, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.3% Hindu, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic. 939 people did not state a religion. 65 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 5 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

42.9% of people are married, 13.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.2% live with a partner of the same sex, 24.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.2% are separated or divorced. There are 812 widowed people living in Newtown.

The top occupations listed by people in Newtown are Skilled trades 16.1%, Professional 12.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.8%, Elementary 11.5%, Administrative and secretarial 11.2%, Sales and customer service 10.3%, Associate professional and technical 9.8%, Elementary administration and service 9.7%, Caring personal service 9.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 8.7%.