Stratford and New Town Demographics (Newham, England)

Stratford and New Town is a ward in Newham of London, England and includes areas of Stratford, Leytonstone, West Ham, Maryland, Stratford Village and Olympic Park.

In the 2011 census the population of Stratford and New Town was 17,768 and is made up of approximately 48% females and 52% males.

The average age of people in Stratford and New Town is 31, while the median age is lower at 29.

43.6% of people living in Stratford and New Town were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 5.0% Bangladesh, 4.7% India, 2.4% Nigeria, 2.1% Pakistan, 1.9% South America, 1.5% Ghana, 1.4% China, 1.4% Somalia, 1.1% Ireland.

62.4% of people living in Stratford and New Town speak English. The other top languages spoken are 5.2% Bengali, 3.6% Polish, 2.4% Portuguese, 2.1% Lithuanian, 1.9% Romanian, 1.7% Urdu, 1.5% Bulgarian, 1.3% French, 1.2% Somali.

The religious make up of Stratford and New Town is 45.6% Christian, 20.5% Muslim, 17.3% No religion, 5.5% Hindu, 1.2% Buddhist, 0.8% Sikh, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic. 1,449 people did not state a religion. 39 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

25.0% of people are married, 10.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 2.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 46.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.2% are separated or divorced. There are 780 widowed people living in Stratford and New Town.

The top occupations listed by people in Stratford and New Town are Professional 21.0%, Elementary 16.2%, Associate professional and technical 15.1%, Elementary administration and service 14.8%, Administrative and secretarial 10.2%, Sales and customer service 9.1%, Business and public service associate professionals 8.8%, Skilled trades 8.7%, Managers, directors and senior officials 8.4%, Administrative 7.8%.

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