Whitechapel Demographics (Tower Hamlets, England)

Whitechapel is a ward in Tower Hamlets of London, England and includes areas of Whitechapel, Stepney, Shadwell and Mile End.

In the 2011 census the population of Whitechapel was 14,862 and is made up of approximately 46% females and 54% males.

The average age of people in Whitechapel is 30, while the median age is lower at 28.

48.9% of people living in Whitechapel were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 20.1% Bangladesh, 1.5% India, 1.4% Australia, 1.2% Scotland, 1.1% Pakistan, 1.1% Ireland, 1.0% United States, 1.0% Somalia, 1.0% North Africa.

60.1% of people living in Whitechapel speak English. The other top languages spoken are 22.6% Bengali, 2.1% French, 1.6% Italian, 1.2% Spanish, 1.1% German, 0.9% Portuguese, 0.8% Urdu, 0.8% Arabic, 0.8% Somali.

The religious make up of Whitechapel is 42.4% Muslim, 18.4% Christian, 17.9% No religion, 1.4% Hindu, 1.0% Jewish, 0.8% Buddhist, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic.

2,524 people did not state a religion. 58 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

24.7% of people are married, 9.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 49.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.0% are separated or divorced. There are 429 widowed people living in Whitechapel.

The top occupations listed by people in Whitechapel are Professional 27.3%, Associate professional and technical 23.5%, Business and public service associate professionals 15.4%, Business, media and public service professionals 14.0%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.8%, Sales and customer service 8.8%, Administrative and secretarial 8.8%, Elementary 8.6%, Elementary administration and service 8.5%, Business, Finance and Related Associate Professionals 8.2%.

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