Bethnal Green South Demographics (Tower Hamlets, England)

Bethnal Green South is a ward in Tower Hamlets of London, England and includes areas of Stepney, Whitechapel, Shadwell, Bethnal Green, Bow and Mile End.

In the 2011 census the population of Bethnal Green South was 14,166 and is made up of approximately 48% females and 52% males.

The average age of people in Bethnal Green South is 30, while the median age is lower at 27.

52.4% of people living in Bethnal Green South were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 22.0% Bangladesh, 1.4% China, 1.2% Somalia, 1.2% Australia, 1.1% Scotland, 1.1% Ireland, 1.0% South America, 0.7% India, 0.7% North Africa.

59.4% of people living in Bethnal Green South speak English. The other top languages spoken are 25.6% Bengali, 1.4% Spanish, 1.3% Italian, 1.3% All other Chinese, 1.3% French, 1.2% Somali, 0.9% Portuguese, 0.6% Arabic, 0.6% Polish.

The religious make up of Bethnal Green South is 45.7% Muslim, 18.8% No religion, 18.2% Christian, 0.9% Buddhist, 0.8% Hindu, 0.6% Jewish, 0.4% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic. 1,930 people did not state a religion. 54 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

27.8% of people are married, 8.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 47.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.6% are separated or divorced. There are 526 widowed people living in Bethnal Green South.

The top occupations listed by people in Bethnal Green South are Professional 21.2%, Associate professional and technical 19.4%, Elementary 11.9%, Sales and customer service 11.5%, Elementary administration and service 11.4%, Business, media and public service professionals 9.9%, Administrative and secretarial 9.8%, Business and public service associate professionals 9.6%, Sales 9.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 8.3%.

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