Leyton Demographics (Waltham Forest, England)

Leyton is a ward in Waltham Forest of London, England and includes areas of Leyton, Temple Mills and Leyton Marshes.

In the 2011 census the population of Leyton was 14,184 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

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

50.2% of people living in Leyton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 6.5% Pakistan, 2.3% Jamaica, 2.1% Somalia, 1.8% Ghana, 1.8% Bangladesh, 1.8% India, 1.5% Nigeria, 1.3% North Africa, 1.0% Ireland.

66.0% of people living in Leyton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 4.4% Urdu, 3.8% Polish, 2.3% Turkish, 1.8% Somali, 1.8% Romanian, 1.6% Panjabi, 1.6% Bengali, 1.4% Lithuanian, 1.2% French.

The religious make up of Leyton is 45.5% Christian, 30.2% Muslim, 12.4% No religion, 2.1% Hindu, 0.7% Sikh, 0.6% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish. 1,094 people did not state a religion. 21 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

30.8% of people are married, 8.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 39.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.3% are separated or divorced. There are 788 widowed people living in Leyton.

The top occupations listed by people in Leyton are Elementary 17.0%, Elementary administration and service 15.8%, Professional 14.3%, Skilled trades 11.9%, Administrative and secretarial 11.5%, Associate professional and technical 10.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.3%, Sales and customer service 9.7%, Administrative 8.8%, Process, plant and machine operatives 7.5%.

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