Bethnal Green North Demographics (Tower Hamlets, England)

Bethnal Green North is a ward in Tower Hamlets of London, England and includes areas of Bethnal Green, Bow, Hackney, Dalston, Homerton, Hackney Wick, Shoreditch, St Leonard Shoreditch, South Hackney and Kingsland.

In the 2011 census the population of Bethnal Green North was 13,683 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

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

58.5% of people living in Bethnal Green North were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 14.2% Bangladesh, 1.6% Scotland, 1.6% Ireland, 1.5% Australia, 1.2% Somalia, 1.1% South America, 1.0% United States, 0.7% Wales, 0.5% North Africa.

68.7% of people living in Bethnal Green North speak English. The other top languages spoken are 17.2% Bengali, 1.5% Spanish, 1.3% Somali, 1.2% French, 1.1% Italian, 1.0% German, 0.9% Portuguese, 0.9% Polish, 0.5% Arabic.

The religious make up of Bethnal Green North is 32.6% Muslim, 24.6% Christian, 22.3% No religion, 0.8% Buddhist, 0.6% Jewish, 0.5% Hindu, 0.3% Sikh, 0.2% Agnostic. 2,354 people did not state a religion. 46 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 3 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

24.0% of people are married, 11.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 49.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.3% are separated or divorced. There are 506 widowed people living in Bethnal Green North.

The top occupations listed by people in Bethnal Green North are Professional 25.6%, Associate professional and technical 22.9%, Business, media and public service professionals 12.6%, Culture, media and sports 10.3%, Elementary 9.6%, Administrative and secretarial 9.3%, Elementary administration and service 9.2%, Business and public service associate professionals 8.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 8.1%, Sales and customer service 8.0%.

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