Silksworth Demographics (Sunderland, England)

Silksworth is a ward in Sunderland of North East, England and includes areas of New Silksworth, High Newport, Plains Farm, Plains Farm Estate, Silksworth Colliery, Humbledon, High Plains, Barnes Park and Humbledon Hill.

In the 2011 census the population of Silksworth was 10,531 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Silksworth is 42, while the median age is higher at 43.

96.6% of people living in Silksworth were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 0.7% Scotland, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Pakistan, 0.1% Iran, 0.1% North Africa, 0.1% India, 0.1% South Africa.

98.8% of people living in Silksworth speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Bengali, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Persian/Farsi, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Panjabi.

The religious make up of Silksworth is 73.8% Christian, 19.2% No religion, 0.7% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Hindu. 588 people did not state a religion. 10 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

47.5% of people are married, 9.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 24.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.2% are separated or divorced. There are 556 widowed people living in Silksworth.

The top occupations listed by people in Silksworth are Sales and customer service 14.8%, Elementary 12.9%, Skilled trades 12.7%, Administrative and secretarial 12.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.1%, Professional 10.8%, Elementary administration and service 10.8%, Sales 10.0%, Administrative 9.9%, Caring personal service 9.3%.

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