Forest Gate North Demographics (Newham, England)

Forest Gate North is a ward in Newham of London, England and includes areas of Forest Gate.

In the 2011 census the population of Forest Gate North was 16,257 and is made up of approximately 49% females and 51% males.

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

48.2% of people living in Forest Gate North were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 6.4% Bangladesh, 4.2% India, 3.6% Pakistan, 2.8% Nigeria, 1.9% Ghana, 1.8% Jamaica, 1.4% Somalia, 1.4% South America, 0.9% Ireland.

63.8% of people living in Forest Gate North speak English. The other top languages spoken are 7.4% Bengali, 4.0% Polish, 3.0% Urdu, 2.2% Romanian, 2.1% Lithuanian, 1.7% Gujarati, 1.5% Portuguese, 1.3% Panjabi, 1.1% Bulgarian.

The religious make up of Forest Gate North is 46.1% Christian, 27.0% Muslim, 12.8% No religion, 4.0% Hindu, 1.5% Sikh, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic. 1,168 people did not state a religion. 36 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

30.1% of people are married, 7.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 41.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.3% are separated or divorced. There are 747 widowed people living in Forest Gate North.

The top occupations listed by people in Forest Gate North are Elementary 18.5%, Elementary administration and service 16.7%, Professional 16.4%, Associate professional and technical 11.2%, Administrative and secretarial 10.9%, Skilled trades 10.7%, Sales and customer service 10.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.3%, Administrative 8.5%, Sales 8.1%.

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