Newnham Demographics (Bedford, England)

Newnham is a ward in Bedford of East of England, England and includes areas of Salph End.

In the 2011 census the population of Newnham was 7,784 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Newnham is 38, while the median age is also 38.

81.7% of people living in Newnham were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.2% Scotland, 1.2% India, 1.1% Ireland, 1.0% Wales, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Jamaica, 0.4% Pakistan, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.3% South Africa.

91.9% of people living in Newnham speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.5% Italian, 1.5% Polish, 0.6% Panjabi, 0.3% Arabic, 0.3% French, 0.3% Portuguese, 0.3% All other Chinese, 0.2% Lithuanian, 0.2% Tamil.

The religious make up of Newnham is 60.1% Christian, 27.3% No religion, 2.5% Muslim, 1.3% Sikh, 0.9% Hindu, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic. 493 people did not state a religion. 17 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

45.7% of people are married, 12.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 25.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.4% are separated or divorced. There are 439 widowed people living in Newnham.

The top occupations listed by people in Newnham are Professional 21.7%, Associate professional and technical 13.9%, Administrative and secretarial 12.0%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.5%, Skilled trades 9.9%, Elementary 9.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.8%, Administrative 8.7%, Elementary administration and service 8.0%, Corporate managers and directors 7.7%.

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