Plaistow North Demographics (Newham, England)

Plaistow North is a ward in Newham of London, England and includes areas of Plaistow and Upton Park.

In the 2011 census the population of Plaistow North was 15,470 and is made up of approximately 49% females and 51% males.

The average age of people in Plaistow North is 32, while the median age is lower at 29.

47.0% of people living in Plaistow North were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 10.0% Bangladesh, 5.5% India, 3.9% Pakistan, 2.6% Philippines, 2.3% Nigeria, 1.9% Somalia, 1.6% Ghana, 1.4% South America, 1.2% Jamaica.

58.8% of people living in Plaistow North speak English. The other top languages spoken are 10.8% Bengali, 3.2% Urdu, 3.1% Gujarati, 2.3% Lithuanian, 2.1% Romanian, 1.8% Polish, 1.7% Tagalog/Filipino, 1.6% Portuguese, 1.5% Panjabi.

The religious make up of Plaistow North is 41.4% Christian, 35.7% Muslim, 8.2% No religion, 4.4% Hindu, 1.3% Sikh, 1.0% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish. 1,142 people did not state a religion. 8 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

32.5% of people are married, 6.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 39.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.7% are separated or divorced. There are 725 widowed people living in Plaistow North.

The top occupations listed by people in Plaistow North are Elementary 20.2%, Elementary administration and service 18.5%, Sales and customer service 14.0%, Professional 12.6%, Sales 11.4%, Skilled trades 11.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.3%, Sales Assistants and Retail Cashiers 10.2%, Administrative and secretarial 10.1%, Associate professional and technical 8.1%.

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