Monkton Demographics (South Tyneside, England)

Monkton is a ward in South Tyneside of North East, England and includes areas of Primrose Jarrow, Hill Park Estate, Hill Park, Monkton, Monkton Village, Monkton Lane Estate, Campbell Park, Monkton Hall, Monkton Business Park South and Lukes Lane Estate.

In the 2011 census the population of Monkton was 8,252 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

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

96.5% of people living in Monkton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.2% Scotland, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% India, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.1% Ireland, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Bangladesh, 0.1% United States, 0.0% Australia.

99.2% of people living in Monkton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.1% British sign language, 0.1% Panjabi, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% African language, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Hindi.

The religious make up of Monkton is 74.5% Christian, 18.5% No religion, 0.4% Muslim, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Agnostic. 463 people did not state a religion. 17 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

43.2% of people are married, 9.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 27.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.0% are separated or divorced. There are 495 widowed people living in Monkton.

The top occupations listed by people in Monkton are Administrative and secretarial 14.7%, Professional 12.8%, Skilled trades 12.2%, Administrative 11.6%, Sales and customer service 11.3%, Elementary 11.0%, Associate professional and technical 10.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.5%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.7%, Elementary administration and service 8.9%.