Shadwell Demographics (Tower Hamlets, England)

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

In the 2011 census the population of Shadwell was 15,110 and is made up of approximately 48% females and 52% males.

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

52.9% of people living in Shadwell were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 20.8% Bangladesh, 1.5% India, 1.2% Somalia, 1.1% Ireland, 1.1% South America, 1.0% China, 1.0% Scotland, 0.8% Australia, 0.6% North Africa.

60.0% of people living in Shadwell speak English. The other top languages spoken are 25.4% Bengali, 1.2% Spanish, 1.0% French, 0.9% Somali, 0.9% Italian, 0.8% All other Chinese, 0.8% Polish, 0.8% Portuguese, 0.7% German.

The religious make up of Shadwell is 46.7% Muslim, 23.7% Christian, 13.8% No religion, 1.5% Hindu, 0.8% Buddhist, 0.4% Jewish, 0.2% Sikh. 1,834 people did not state a religion. 44 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

31.6% of people are married, 9.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 2.1% live with a partner of the same sex, 40.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.9% are separated or divorced. There are 551 widowed people living in Shadwell.

The top occupations listed by people in Shadwell are Professional 24.2%, Associate professional and technical 19.0%, Business and public service associate professionals 12.7%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.4%, Business, media and public service professionals 12.3%, Elementary 9.6%, Administrative and secretarial 9.5%, Elementary administration and service 9.2%, Sales and customer service 8.9%, Corporate managers and directors 8.7%.

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