Lobley Hill and Bensham Demographics (Gateshead, England)

Lobley Hill and Bensham is a ward in Gateshead of North East, England and includes areas of Lobley Hill, Kibblesworth, Kibblesworth Village, Lamesley, Whickham Hill, Lady Park, Old Ravensworth, Lobley Hill Estate, Team Valley, High Team, Team Valley Trading Estate, Bensham, Clasper Village, Oakwellgate, Low Teams, St Cuthberts Village and Teams.

In the 2011 census the population of Lobley Hill and Bensham was 10,638 and is made up of approximately 49% females and 51% males.

The average age of people in Lobley Hill and Bensham is 39, while the median age is lower at 38.

89.1% of people living in Lobley Hill and Bensham were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.1% Scotland, 0.6% India, 0.5% China, 0.4% United States, 0.4% Iran, 0.3% Hong Kong , 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Wales.

94.1% of people living in Lobley Hill and Bensham speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.2% Polish, 0.5% All other Chinese, 0.4% French, 0.3% Persian/Farsi, 0.3% Kurdish, 0.3% Cantonese Chinese, 0.2% German, 0.2% Bengali, 0.2% Arabic.

The religious make up of Lobley Hill and Bensham is 61.1% Christian, 24.6% No religion, 5.2% Jewish, 1.6% Muslim, 0.6% Hindu, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Sikh. 623 people did not state a religion. 16 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

38.3% of people are married, 13.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 28.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.6% are separated or divorced. There are 614 widowed people living in Lobley Hill and Bensham.

The top occupations listed by people in Lobley Hill and Bensham are Elementary 14.6%, Professional 12.7%, Elementary administration and service 12.2%, Sales and customer service 12.0%, Administrative and secretarial 12.0%, Skilled trades 11.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.3%, Associate professional and technical 10.2%, Administrative 9.5%, Sales 9.2%.