Northwood Demographics (Thanet, England)

Northwood is a ward in Thanet of South East, England and includes areas of Northwood, Whitehall, Pysons Road, Hollicondane and Eurokent Business Park.

In the 2011 census the population of Northwood was 6,510 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Northwood is 42, while the median age is higher at 43.

93.1% of people living in Northwood were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 0.9% Wales, 0.8% Scotland, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% India, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Kenya, 0.2% United States, 0.1% Zimbabwe, 0.1% South America.

97.8% of people living in Northwood speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.6% Polish, 0.2% Turkish, 0.1% South Asian Language, 0.1% British sign language, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Hungarian, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Sinhala, 0.1% Portuguese.

The religious make up of Northwood is 60.9% Christian, 30.1% No religion, 0.6% Muslim, 0.3% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist. 464 people did not state a religion. 29 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

44.1% of people are married, 12.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 22.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.9% are separated or divorced. There are 439 widowed people living in Northwood.

The top occupations listed by people in Northwood are Skilled trades 15.0%, Elementary 14.2%, Sales and customer service 13.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 13.4%, Sales 12.3%, Elementary administration and service 11.8%, Sales Assistants and Retail Cashiers 10.8%, Caring personal service 10.8%, Process, plant and machine operatives 10.3%, Administrative and secretarial 9.3%.