Plaistow South Demographics (Newham, England)

Plaistow South is a ward in Newham of London, England and includes areas of Plaistow.

In the 2011 census the population of Plaistow South was 16,404 and is made up of approximately 49% females and 51% males.

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

47.6% of people living in Plaistow South were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 6.8% Bangladesh, 4.2% Pakistan, 4.1% Philippines, 3.9% India, 3.3% Nigeria, 2.0% Ghana, 1.4% South America, 1.3% Somalia, 1.0% Jamaica.

61.3% of people living in Plaistow South speak English. The other top languages spoken are 7.6% Bengali, 3.5% Urdu, 3.3% Lithuanian, 2.6% Tagalog/Filipino, 2.2% Romanian, 1.9% Portuguese, 1.6% Polish, 1.3% Somali, 1.2% Panjabi.

The religious make up of Plaistow South is 50.4% Christian, 28.5% Muslim, 8.9% No religion, 3.9% Hindu, 1.1% Sikh, 0.9% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish. 946 people did not state a religion. 16 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

35.1% of people are married, 6.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.1% live with a partner of the same sex, 37.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.7% are separated or divorced. There are 733 widowed people living in Plaistow South.

The top occupations listed by people in Plaistow South are Elementary 21.0%, Elementary administration and service 18.9%, Professional 13.3%, Skilled trades 12.1%, Sales and customer service 11.0%, Administrative and secretarial 10.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.6%, Sales 8.7%, Administrative 8.2%, Associate professional and technical 8.0%.

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