Beckton Demographics (Newham, England)

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

In the 2011 census the population of Beckton was 15,141 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Beckton is 30, while the median age is lower at 29.

49.2% of people living in Beckton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.9% Nigeria, 3.7% Bangladesh, 2.9% India, 2.4% Pakistan, 1.8% Ghana, 0.9% China, 0.9% South America, 0.8% Hong Kong , 0.8% Somalia.

64.6% of people living in Beckton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 9.2% Lithuanian, 4.0% Bengali, 2.0% Polish, 1.5% Urdu, 1.4% Russian, 1.4% Bulgarian, 1.3% Romanian, 1.1% All other Chinese, 1.1% Portuguese.

The religious make up of Beckton is 52.8% Christian, 18.6% Muslim, 14.7% No religion, 3.9% Hindu, 1.4% Buddhist, 0.7% Sikh, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic.

1,059 people did not state a religion. 31 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

33.6% of people are married, 8.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.3% live with a partner of the same sex, 38.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.9% are separated or divorced. There are 771 widowed people living in Beckton.

The top occupations listed by people in Beckton are Elementary 16.8%, Elementary administration and service 15.1%, Professional 14.1%, Skilled trades 12.0%, Administrative and secretarial 11.7%, Associate professional and technical 11.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.0%, Sales and customer service 9.7%, Administrative 8.7%, Managers, directors and senior officials 7.7%.

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