Information about Newcastle upon Tyne

Population
300,127
Avg Annual Income
£36,329
Full Time Employees
24.35%
Average Age
38.02
Newcastle upon Tyne Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Newcastle upon Tyne is 300,127 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Newcastle upon Tyne is 151,802, and the female population is 148,323. In England, the male population is 28,833,712 and the female population is 27,656,336, according to the 2021 census.

Ethnicity & Religion

According to the latest 2021 census, The main ethnicity of the people in the immediate area is White: English, with a total of 223,567, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 13,177. As compared to the population in England, the main ethnicities were White: English(41,540,791) followed by Asian: Indian(1,843,248) and Asian: Pakistani(1,570,285). In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (124,009), followed by No religion (122,485), whereas, in England, the main religion was Christian(26,167,899), Muslim(3,801,186), and Hindu(1,020,533). While 20,715,664 mentioned 'No Religion' and 3,400,548 did not answer

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (56,768), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (40,169). While in England, 11,349,743 households are not deprived in any dimension, and 7,842,690 households are deprived in one dimension.

Economic Status

Most people in the Newcastle upon Tyne area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (73,078), while 42,993 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 86,063 adults have Level 3 education, while 25,891 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Newcastle upon Tyne area are

  • Professional occupations (30729)
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (15060), and
  • Elementary occupations (14602)

Age

The average age of people living in Newcastle upon Tyne is 38 years old. The top three age distributions are: Between 15 to 24 (60000), Below 14 (48760), and Between 25 to 34 (44637). The median age in England and Wales was 40 years as per the 2021 census.

NS-SEC

The NS-SEC defines and measures social class and is considered a reliable indicator of a person's class status. As per the 2021 census, most of the population in Newcastle upon Tyne has Full-time students (46,880) followed by Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (39,393), and Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (29,472). In England, Most of the population(9,172,372) have Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations, followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations(6,092,791)

Map of Newcastle upon Tyne

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Population of Newcastle upon Tyne over the years

Male Population of Newcastle upon Tyne over the years
Female Population of Newcastle upon Tyne over the years
Postcodes in Newcastle upon Tyne

The postcode district NE are associated with the Newcastle upon Tyne, and there are total 10 postcode areas (listed below). The Newcastle upon Tyne has a total of 7565 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Newcastle upon Tyne
NameType
AreaNewcastle upon Tyne
Ward

Arthur's Hill

Benwell & Scotswood

Blakelaw

Byker

Callerton & Throckley

Castle

Chapel

Dene & South Gosforth

Denton & Westerhope

Elswick

Fawdon & West Gosforth

Gosforth

Heaton

Kenton

Kingston Park South & Newbiggin Hall

Lemington

Manor Park

Monument

North Jesmond

Ouseburn

Parklands

South Jesmond

Walker

Walkergate

West Fenham

Wingrove

LTLA22
UTLA22Newcastle upon Tyne
RegionNorth East
CountryEngland