North Whetstone Demographics (Blaby, England)

North Whetstone is a ward in Blaby of East Midlands, England and includes areas of Whetstone, Willoughby Waterleys and Wetstone.

In the 2011 census the population of North Whetstone was 5,311 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in North Whetstone is 38, while the median age is higher at 39.

93.9% of people living in North Whetstone were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.0% Scotland, 0.7% Wales, 0.4% India, 0.2% Hong Kong , 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Kenya, 0.2% United States.

98.2% of people living in North Whetstone speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Gujarati, 0.2% Polish, 0.2% French, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Panjabi, 0.1% Thai, 0.1% Greek.

The religious make up of North Whetstone is 59.1% Christian, 31.9% No religion, 1.1% Hindu, 0.4% Sikh, 0.3% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist. 330 people did not state a religion. 13 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

47.7% of people are married, 14.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.3% live with a partner of the same sex, 21.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.6% are separated or divorced. There are 295 widowed people living in North Whetstone.

The top occupations listed by people in North Whetstone are Skilled trades 14.3%, Associate professional and technical 13.9%, Administrative and secretarial 13.1%, Professional 13.1%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.8%, Elementary 10.3%, Administrative 9.9%, Elementary administration and service 9.5%, Sales and customer service 9.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.5%.

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