Newham Census Demographics United Kingdom
In the 2011 census the population of Newham was 307,984 and is made up of approximately 48% females and 52% males.
The average age of people in Newham is 31, while the median age is lower at 29.
45.4% of people living in Newham were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 8.7% India, 6.8% Bangladesh, 5.3% Pakistan, 2.4% Nigeria, 1.6% Sri Lanka, 1.5% Ghana, 1.4% Philippines, 1.3% Somalia, 1.1% South America.
58.6% of people living in Newham speak English. The other top languages spoken are 7.4% Bengali, 4.4% Urdu, 3.3% Gujarati, 2.7% Lithuanian, 2.3% Tamil, 2.0% Polish, 1.8% Panjabi, 1.6% Romanian, 1.4% Portuguese.
The religious make up of Newham is 40.0% Christian, 32.0% Muslim, 9.3% No religion, 8.8% Hindu, 2.1% Sikh, 0.8% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish.
19,775 people did not state a religion. 394 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 18 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.
34.2% of people are married, 6.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.1% live with a partner of the same sex, 39.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.5% are separated or divorced. There are 12,652 widowed people living in Newham.
The top occupations listed by people in Newham are Elementary 18.6%, Elementary administration and service 16.8%, Professional 14.8%, Sales and customer service 12.8%, Skilled trades 10.4%, Sales 10.3%, Administrative and secretarial 10.2%, Associate professional and technical 9.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.2%, Sales Assistants and Retail Cashiers 9.0%.
Browse for Newham Demographics by ward/suburb
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- Newham Areas
- Beckton, Boleyn, Canning Town North, Canning Town South, Custom House, East Ham Central, East Ham North, East Ham South, Forest Gate North, Forest Gate South, Green Street East, Green Street West, Little Ilford, Manor Park, Plaistow North, Plaistow South, Royal Docks, Stratford and New Town, Wall End, West Ham
- 2011 Census United Kingdom