Hirst Demographics (Northumberland, England)

Hirst is a ward in Northumberland of North East, England and includes areas of North Seaton, Woodhorn, Woodbridge, Woodhorn Colliery and Woodhorn Village.

In the 2011 census the population of Hirst was 5,572 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Hirst is 37, while the median age is lower at 35.

93.6% of people living in Hirst were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.7% Scotland, 0.9% Philippines, 0.5% India, 0.3% Pakistan, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Ireland, 0.1% United States, 0.1% South Africa.

97.4% of people living in Hirst speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.6% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.5% Polish, 0.3% Panjabi, 0.2% Urdu, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Turkish, 0.1% Nepalese, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% East Asian Language.

The religious make up of Hirst is 62.7% Christian, 29.0% No religion, 0.7% Muslim, 0.6% Sikh, 0.4% Hindu, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Atheist. 311 people did not state a religion. 18 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

35.9% of people are married, 15.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.1% live with a partner of the same sex, 27.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 12.7% are separated or divorced. There are 394 widowed people living in Hirst.

The top occupations listed by people in Hirst are Elementary 18.3%, Elementary administration and service 15.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 15.1%, Caring personal service 12.1%, Sales and customer service 11.5%, Skilled trades 11.2%, Process, plant and machine operatives 11.0%, Administrative and secretarial 10.4%, Sales 10.0%, Caring Personal Services 9.4%.