West Demographics (Peterborough, England)

West is a ward in Peterborough of East of England, England and includes areas of Bretton, Longthorpe, Westwood and Netherton.

In the 2011 census the population of West was 8,462 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in West is 43, while the median age is higher at 44.

72.3% of people living in West were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 5.5% Pakistan, 4.0% India, 1.9% Scotland, 0.9% Wales, 0.7% Kenya, 0.7% Northern Ireland, 0.6% Ireland, 0.6% South Africa, 0.4% North Africa.

83.7% of people living in West speak English. The other top languages spoken are 3.0% Urdu, 2.6% Panjabi, 2.0% Polish, 1.2% Lithuanian, 1.0% Gujarati, 0.5% Italian, 0.4% Malayalam, 0.4% Latvian, 0.3% All other Chinese.

The religious make up of West is 53.8% Christian, 16.9% Muslim, 15.7% No religion, 4.2% Hindu, 1.9% Sikh, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic. 530 people did not state a religion. 9 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

55.5% of people are married, 7.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.7% are separated or divorced. There are 340 widowed people living in West.

The top occupations listed by people in West are Professional 24.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.2%, Administrative and secretarial 12.1%, Associate professional and technical 11.8%, Elementary 10.0%, Administrative 9.1%, Sales and customer service 8.1%, Corporate managers and directors 8.0%, Elementary administration and service 7.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.8%.

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