Newnham Demographics (Cambridge, England)

Newnham is a ward in Cambridge of East of England, England and includes areas of Grantchester.

In the 2011 census the population of Newnham was 7,867 and is made up of approximately 49% females and 51% males.

The average age of people in Newnham is 32, while the median age is lower at 24.

57.5% of people living in Newnham were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.9% United States, 3.7% China, 2.3% Scotland, 1.7% India, 1.4% Wales, 1.3% Australia, 1.1% South America, 1.1% Northern Ireland, 0.9% Hong Kong .

80.5% of people living in Newnham speak English. The other top languages spoken are 3.2% All other Chinese, 2.6% German, 1.4% Spanish, 0.9% French, 0.9% Greek, 0.9% Italian, 0.8% Polish, 0.7% Korean, 0.6% Portuguese.

The religious make up of Newnham is 40.5% No religion, 40.4% Christian, 2.2% Muslim, 1.7% Jewish, 1.6% Hindu, 1.4% Buddhist, 0.3% Atheist, 0.3% Agnostic.

813 people did not state a religion. 30 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

48.3% of people are married, 9.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.3% live with a partner of the same sex, 25.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 5.6% are separated or divorced. There are 135 widowed people living in Newnham.

The top occupations listed by people in Newnham are Professional 57.0%, Teaching and educational professionals 20.9%, Teaching and Educational Professionals 20.9%, Science, research, engineering and technology professionals 16.2%, Business, media and public service professionals 14.8%, Associate professional and technical 11.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.2%, Natural and Social Science Professionals 10.9%, Business, Research and Administrative Professionals 8.0%, Corporate managers and directors 6.7%.

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