East Ham South Demographics (Newham, England)

East Ham South is a ward in Newham of London, England and includes areas of East Ham, Beckton and East Beckton.

In the 2011 census the population of East Ham South was 15,575 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in East Ham South is 31, while the median age is lower at 29.

52.6% of people living in East Ham South were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 6.2% Bangladesh, 4.5% Pakistan, 4.2% India, 2.6% Nigeria, 1.8% Ghana, 1.6% Somalia, 1.6% Sri Lanka, 1.5% Philippines, 0.9% South America.

64.0% of people living in East Ham South speak English. The other top languages spoken are 7.0% Bengali, 3.7% Urdu, 2.6% Lithuanian, 2.0% Tamil, 1.9% Polish, 1.8% Romanian, 1.6% Portuguese, 1.3% Somali, 1.2% Panjabi.

The religious make up of East Ham South is 46.9% Christian, 30.8% Muslim, 8.2% No religion, 5.5% Hindu, 1.3% Sikh, 0.7% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish. 921 people did not state a religion. 29 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

37.4% of people are married, 7.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 35.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.8% are separated or divorced. There are 689 widowed people living in East Ham South.

The top occupations listed by people in East Ham South are Elementary 19.7%, Elementary administration and service 18.2%, Sales and customer service 11.8%, Professional 11.7%, Skilled trades 11.6%, Administrative and secretarial 11.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.4%, Sales 9.1%, Administrative 8.8%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.6%.

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