Melton Newport Demographics (Melton, England)

Melton Newport is a ward in Melton of East Midlands, England.

In the 2011 census the population of Melton Newport was 5,092 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

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

90.8% of people living in Melton Newport were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.6% Scotland, 0.9% Wales, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% India, 0.1% Sri Lanka, 0.1% China, 0.1% Zimbabwe.

97.1% of people living in Melton Newport speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.8% Polish, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Panjabi, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% South Asian Language, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Hungarian, 0.1% Russian.

The religious make up of Melton Newport is 68.8% Christian, 23.6% No religion, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Muslim, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic.

307 people did not state a religion. 18 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 3 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

49.3% of people are married, 14.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.7% are separated or divorced. There are 251 widowed people living in Melton Newport.

The top occupations listed by people in Melton Newport are Skilled trades 13.5%, Professional 13.2%, Associate professional and technical 13.1%, Elementary 12.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.8%, Process, plant and machine operatives 10.2%, Administrative and secretarial 10.2%, Elementary administration and service 10.0%, Managers, directors and senior officials 8.7%, Caring personal service 8.1%.