Whitby Demographics (Cheshire West and Chester, England)

Whitby is a ward in Cheshire West and Chester of North West, England and includes areas of Whitby, Cheshire Oaks, Wolverham, Cheshire Oakes Outlet Village and Outlet Village.

In the 2011 census the population of Whitby was 8,102 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Whitby is 43, while the median age is higher at 44.

90.9% of people living in Whitby were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.3% Wales, 1.1% Ireland, 0.9% Scotland, 0.6% Northern Ireland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.2% India, 0.1% China, 0.1% United States, 0.1% Hong Kong .

98.6% of people living in Whitby speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.2% Turkish, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Welsh/Cymraeg, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% Gujarati, 0.1% Arabic.

The religious make up of Whitby is 76.0% Christian, 16.8% No religion, 0.7% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.2% Hindu, 0.2% Sikh. 435 people did not state a religion. 25 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

57.7% of people are married, 7.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.3% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.8% are separated or divorced. There are 362 widowed people living in Whitby.

The top occupations listed by people in Whitby are Professional 16.0%, Associate professional and technical 12.3%, Administrative and secretarial 12.0%, Skilled trades 11.7%, Sales and customer service 10.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.8%, Elementary 9.2%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.0%, Sales 8.9%.

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