Custom House Demographics (Newham, England)

Custom House is a ward in Newham of London, England and includes areas of Docklands, Victoria Docks, Canning Town and West Beckton.

In the 2011 census the population of Custom House was 13,411 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

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

52.4% of people living in Custom House were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 4.6% Nigeria, 3.0% Ghana, 2.8% Bangladesh, 1.8% India, 1.4% Philippines, 1.4% South America, 1.0% Somalia, 1.0% Pakistan, 0.6% Ireland.

67.9% of people living in Custom House speak English. The other top languages spoken are 7.6% Lithuanian, 3.2% Bengali, 2.3% Polish, 1.9% Portuguese, 1.7% Romanian, 1.3% Russian, 1.2% Bulgarian, 1.0% French, 0.9% Somali.

The religious make up of Custom House is 61.9% Christian, 13.9% Muslim, 13.0% No religion, 2.1% Hindu, 1.0% Buddhist, 0.4% Sikh, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic.

927 people did not state a religion. 21 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

31.7% of people are married, 8.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 39.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.3% are separated or divorced. There are 765 widowed people living in Custom House.

The top occupations listed by people in Custom House are Elementary 21.2%, Elementary administration and service 19.0%, Skilled trades 13.8%, Professional 12.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.2%, Administrative and secretarial 10.2%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.5%, Sales and customer service 8.5%, Skilled construction and building trades 7.6%, Associate professional and technical 7.6%.

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