East Ham Central Demographics (Newham, England)

East Ham Central is a ward in Newham of London, England and includes areas of East Ham.

In the 2011 census the population of East Ham Central was 15,917 and is made up of approximately 45% females and 55% males.

The average age of people in East Ham Central is 31, while the median age is lower at 29.

38.1% of people living in East Ham Central were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 16.7% India, 10.6% Pakistan, 6.7% Bangladesh, 4.8% Sri Lanka, 1.7% Philippines, 1.1% Nigeria, 1.0% Somalia, 0.9% South America, 0.7% Ghana.

50.1% of people living in East Ham Central speak English. The other top languages spoken are 8.9% Urdu, 6.8% Tamil, 6.8% Bengali, 4.5% Malayalam, 2.8% Gujarati, 2.6% Panjabi, 1.5% Polish, 1.4% Lithuanian, 1.4% Tagalog/Filipino.

The religious make up of East Ham Central is 39.6% Muslim, 29.1% Christian, 18.1% Hindu, 4.1% No religion, 2.6% Sikh, 0.7% Buddhist. 885 people did not state a religion. 5 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

38.3% of people are married, 4.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 38.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.3% are separated or divorced. There are 461 widowed people living in East Ham Central.

The top occupations listed by people in East Ham Central are Elementary 18.9%, Sales and customer service 18.8%, Elementary administration and service 17.4%, Sales 16.1%, Sales Assistants and Retail Cashiers 14.1%, Professional 13.7%, Administrative and secretarial 9.5%, Skilled trades 9.2%, Associate professional and technical 8.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.0%.

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