Leytonstone Demographics (Waltham Forest, England)

Leytonstone is a ward in Waltham Forest of London, England and includes areas of Wanstead, Leytonstone, Snaresbrook, Leyton, Aldersbrook, Wanstead Flats and Cann Hall.

In the 2011 census the population of Leytonstone was 12,879 and is made up of approximately 47% females and 53% males.

The average age of people in Leytonstone is 34, while the median age is lower at 32.

55.0% of people living in Leytonstone were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 4.3% India, 4.1% Pakistan, 1.8% South Africa, 1.7% Bangladesh, 1.3% Ireland, 1.2% Scotland, 1.1% Jamaica, 0.9% North Africa, 0.7% Nigeria.

71.5% of people living in Leytonstone speak English. The other top languages spoken are 3.5% Polish, 3.1% Urdu, 2.2% Gujarati, 1.7% Romanian, 1.5% Bengali, 1.5% Lithuanian, 1.3% Bulgarian, 1.1% Arabic, 1.0% French.

The religious make up of Leytonstone is 41.6% Christian, 22.8% No religion, 22.3% Muslim, 2.3% Hindu, 1.0% Buddhist, 0.9% Sikh, 0.5% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist. 961 people did not state a religion. 43 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

31.2% of people are married, 12.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 2.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 39.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.6% are separated or divorced. There are 539 widowed people living in Leytonstone.

The top occupations listed by people in Leytonstone are Professional 25.7%, Associate professional and technical 15.5%, Administrative and secretarial 11.1%, Elementary 11.0%, Elementary administration and service 10.1%, Skilled trades 9.6%, Managers, directors and senior officials 8.8%, Administrative 8.7%, Business, media and public service professionals 8.4%, Sales and customer service 7.3%.

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