Canning Town South Demographics (Newham, England)

Canning Town South is a ward in Newham of London, England and includes areas of Canning Town, Docklands, Victoria Docks and Silvertown.

In the 2011 census the population of Canning Town South was 15,996 and is made up of approximately 49% females and 51% males.

The average age of people in Canning Town South is 32, while the median age is lower at 29.

51.2% of people living in Canning Town South were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 4.3% Nigeria, 3.4% Bangladesh, 3.2% India, 2.2% Ghana, 2.1% China, 1.9% South America, 1.3% Pakistan, 1.2% Philippines, 1.1% Somalia.

68.7% of people living in Canning Town South speak English. The other top languages spoken are 3.7% Bengali, 3.4% Lithuanian, 2.2% Portuguese, 1.9% Polish, 1.8% All other Chinese, 1.4% Romanian, 1.3% Spanish, 1.1% Bulgarian, 1.0% Russian.

The religious make up of Canning Town South is 55.5% Christian, 16.8% No religion, 15.5% Muslim, 3.4% Hindu, 1.0% Buddhist, 0.4% Sikh, 0.1% Jewish. 1,096 people did not state a religion. 24 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

27.9% of people are married, 10.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 41.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.9% are separated or divorced. There are 809 widowed people living in Canning Town South.

The top occupations listed by people in Canning Town South are Professional 17.9%, Elementary 16.8%, Elementary administration and service 15.5%, Associate professional and technical 14.0%, Skilled trades 10.3%, Administrative and secretarial 9.5%, Business and public service associate professionals 9.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.0%, Managers, directors and senior officials 8.3%, Sales and customer service 7.7%.

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