Westgate-on-Sea Demographics (Thanet, England)

Westgate-on-Sea is a ward in Thanet of South East, England.

In the 2011 census the population of Westgate-on-Sea was 6,996 and is made up of approximately 53% females and 47% males.

The average age of people in Westgate-on-Sea is 44, while the median age is higher at 45.

90.7% of people living in Westgate-on-Sea were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.2% Scotland, 0.8% Ireland, 0.7% Wales, 0.4% India, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% Australia, 0.2% United States.

97.6% of people living in Westgate-on-Sea speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Polish, 0.3% British sign language, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% French, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% Turkish.

The religious make up of Westgate-on-Sea is 63.0% Christian, 26.6% No religion, 0.5% Muslim, 0.3% Hindu, 0.2% Jewish, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Agnostic. 553 people did not state a religion. 24 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

41.1% of people are married, 12.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 23.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 13.1% are separated or divorced. There are 568 widowed people living in Westgate-on-Sea.

The top occupations listed by people in Westgate-on-Sea are Caring, leisure and other service 15.4%, Professional 14.1%, Skilled trades 13.2%, Caring personal service 11.8%, Associate professional and technical 11.5%, Administrative and secretarial 10.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.5%, Sales and customer service 9.4%, Elementary 9.3%, Sales 8.2%.

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