Canning Town North Demographics (Newham, England)

Canning Town North is a ward in Newham of London, England and includes areas of West Ham, Canning Town, Victoria Docks, Docklands, Old Town and Plaistow.

In the 2011 census the population of Canning Town North was 14,810 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Canning Town North is 32, while the median age is lower at 30.

51.2% of people living in Canning Town North were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 5.2% Bangladesh, 4.4% Nigeria, 2.9% Ghana, 2.0% India, 2.0% South America, 1.6% Philippines, 1.4% Pakistan, 1.1% Somalia, 1.0% Jamaica.

67.6% of people living in Canning Town North speak English. The other top languages spoken are 5.7% Bengali, 3.4% Lithuanian, 2.7% Portuguese, 2.0% Polish, 1.7% Romanian, 1.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 1.0% Bulgarian, 1.0% French, 0.9% Russian.

The religious make up of Canning Town North is 57.3% Christian, 18.6% Muslim, 12.6% No religion, 2.0% Hindu, 1.0% Buddhist, 0.5% Sikh, 0.1% Jewish. 1,076 people did not state a religion. 26 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

28.5% of people are married, 7.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.1% live with a partner of the same sex, 42.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.6% are separated or divorced. There are 831 widowed people living in Canning Town North.

The top occupations listed by people in Canning Town North are Elementary 22.6%, Elementary administration and service 20.5%, Skilled trades 12.8%, Professional 12.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.7%, Sales and customer service 9.4%, Administrative and secretarial 9.3%, Associate professional and technical 8.5%, Caring personal service 7.5%, Process, plant and machine operatives 7.4%.

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