Porthill Demographics (Newcastle-under-Lyme, England)

Porthill is a ward in Newcastle-under-Lyme of West Midlands, England and includes areas of Porthill, Wolstanton and Bradwell.

In the 2011 census the population of Porthill was 4,106 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Porthill is 41, while the median age is also 41.

93.6% of people living in Porthill were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 0.9% Scotland, 0.6% Wales, 0.4% China, 0.3% India, 0.2% Sri Lanka, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Jamaica, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Ireland.

97.6% of people living in Porthill speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.6% Polish, 0.3% All other Chinese, 0.2% Turkish, 0.2% Sinhala, 0.2% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% Telugu, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Urdu.

The religious make up of Porthill is 64.1% Christian, 25.2% No religion, 0.9% Muslim, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.3% Hindu, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Agnostic. 325 people did not state a religion. 12 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 4 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

44.0% of people are married, 14.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 22.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.2% are separated or divorced. There are 259 widowed people living in Porthill.

The top occupations listed by people in Porthill are Professional 16.3%, Skilled trades 12.9%, Associate professional and technical 12.6%, Elementary 11.1%, Administrative and secretarial 11.0%, Elementary administration and service 10.1%, Sales and customer service 9.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 8.9%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.5%.