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Whole Population Profile (updated March 2024)

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Age
 0-1920-4950-6465+
Number 43,55673,06740,73940,360
%22.037.020.620.4

(Source: Census 2021, ONS)

Age Chart

 

Sex
 MaleFemale
Number96,19999,952
%49.051.0

(Source: Census 2021, ONS)

Sex Chart

 

Sexual orientation
 HeterosexualGay or LesbianBisexualOtherNot stated
Number147,3793,0871,9394708,874
%91.11.91.20.35.5

(Source: Census 2021, ONS)

Sexual Orientation Chart

 

Ethnicity
 AllWhiteMixedAsianBlackOther
%100%93.5%1.2%2.5%1.1%1.6%
 AllBritishIrishOther whiteWhite and Black CaribbeanWhite and Black AfricanWhite and AsianOther mixedIndianPakistaniBangladeshiChineseOther AsianAfricanCaribbeanOther BlackOther
Number196,149177,1317105,6483845478725901,0279443791,1461,4291,8521092533,128
%n/a90.30.42.90.20.30.40.30.50.50.20.60.70.90.10.11.6

(Source: Census 2021, ONS)

Ethnicity Chart

 

Disability
 People whose daily activities are limitedWorking age (16-64) disabledConfidence interval (+/-)
Number42,58440,500n/a
%21.731.64.0

(Source: Activities limited -Census 2021, ONS / EA Core or work limiting disabled - Annual Population survey July 2022, ONS))

Disability Chart

 

Religion
 All peopleChristianBuddhistHinduJewishMuslimSikhOtherNoneNot stated
Number196,15399,5724695222,9054,12638679778,5728,804
%n/a50.80.20.31.52.10.20.440.14.5

(Source: Census 2021, ONS)

Religion Chart

 

Council Workforce - does not include schools workforce (Updated 31 March 2023)

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Gateshead Council Workforce Equalities Data
 2021% of workforce2022% of workforce2023% of workforce% of Gateshead population
General
Headcount378210044781004448100n/a
Sex
Male130334.45172938.61173939.1049
Female247965.55274961.39270960.9051
Age
19 and under210.56420.94611.3721.6
20 to 251493.942144.782716.096.5
26 to 301624.282665.943056.866.6
31 to 352667.033227.193096.956.7
36 to 4042611.2651211.4349111.046.6
41 to 4539210.3650711.3253912.125.9
46 to 5047712.6155212.3348210.846.4
51 to 5570918.7674616.6672216.237.2
56 to 6071418.8878617.5575116.887.1
61 to 6538010.054449.924309.676.2
66 to 70731.93701.56731.645.3
71+130.34170.38140.3113.8
Disability
Identified themselves as disabled862.271052.341192.6821.7
Do not perceive themselves as disabled244264.57259357.91274561.7178
Prefer not to say0000250.56n/a
Not stated125433.16178039.75155935.05n/a
Ethnicity (race)
White British343990.93373783.45366082.2890.3
Asian or Asian British200.53220.49270.622.5
Black or Black British110.29140.31130.291.1
Mixed80.21160.36170.381.2
Other ethnic groups60.1670.16651.461.6
Not stated2987.8868215.2366614.97n/a
Gender reassignment
At the end of 2022/23 financial year there were no employees who declared gender reassignment.0.2%
Religion or belief
Christian111029.35125828.81124327.9550.8
Buddhist50.1360.13<50.110.2
Hindu20.0520.04<50.070.3
Jewish20.0520.04<50.021.5
Muslim110.29120.27190.432.1
Sikh20.0520.04<50.040.2
Other religion511.35611.36591.330.4
No religion75119.8697921.86113825.5840.1
Prefer not to say411.08511.14641.44n/a
Not stated180747.79210547.01191443.034.5
Relationship status
Married (Includes small unknown number who have separated or live apart in civil partnership)188049.71191842.83183341.2144.4
Civil Partnership140.37190.42150.340.2
Single (Includes small unknown number who have divorced or widowed from a civil partnership)131734.82149633.41154234.6740.3
In a relationship1724.552315.162786.2515.2 cohabiting
Prefer not to say0059513.292074.65n/a
Not stated39910.552194.8957312.88n/a
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual191450.60214747.96236053.0691.1
Bisexual150.40230.51260.581.2
Gay man200.53250.56240.541.9
Gay woman160.42230.51260.58
Prefer not to say912.4187719.58952.14n/a
Not stated172645.64138330.88191743.105.5
Pregnancy and maternity
Pregnancy and maternity1513.99831.851473.30