Westcotes Demographics (Leicester, England)

Westcotes is a ward in Leicester of East Midlands, England.

In the 2011 census the population of Westcotes was 11,644 and is made up of approximately 48% females and 52% males.

The average age of people in Westcotes is 30, while the median age is lower at 26.

64.9% of people living in Westcotes were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 4.9% India, 1.1% China, 1.1% Nigeria, 0.9% Scotland, 0.8% Kenya, 0.8% Wales, 0.8% Zimbabwe, 0.6% Ireland, 0.5% Pakistan.

74.2% of people living in Westcotes speak English. The other top languages spoken are 7.3% Polish, 2.9% Gujarati, 1.9% Arabic, 1.7% Panjabi, 1.4% Latvian, 1.0% All other Chinese, 1.0% Kurdish, 0.6% Hindi, 0.5% Slovak.

The religious make up of Westcotes is 38.0% Christian, 34.6% No religion, 8.4% Muslim, 6.7% Hindu, 3.2% Sikh, 0.7% Buddhist, 0.2% Agnostic, 0.1% Jewish. 745 people did not state a religion. 94 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 7 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

18.7% of people are married, 14.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 52.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.6% are separated or divorced. There are 546 widowed people living in Westcotes.

The top occupations listed by people in Westcotes are Elementary 20.1%, Elementary administration and service 17.3%, Professional 16.3%, Associate professional and technical 13.1%, Sales and customer service 12.0%, Sales 9.5%, Administrative and secretarial 9.5%, Sales Assistants and Retail Cashiers 8.2%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.0%, Administrative 8.0%.

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