Bow West Demographics (Tower Hamlets, England)

Bow West is a ward in Tower Hamlets of London, England and includes areas of Bow and South Bromley.

In the 2011 census the population of Bow West was 12,939 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Bow West is 33, while the median age is lower at 29.

65.2% of people living in Bow West were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 10.5% Bangladesh, 1.5% Ireland, 1.4% Scotland, 1.2% Somalia, 0.9% Wales, 0.9% South America, 0.9% Australia, 0.8% India, 0.7% United States.

76.8% of people living in Bow West speak English. The other top languages spoken are 11.7% Bengali, 1.1% Somali, 1.0% French, 0.9% Italian, 0.9% Polish, 0.9% Portuguese, 0.9% Spanish, 0.5% All other Chinese, 0.5% German.

The religious make up of Bow West is 32.6% Christian, 24.8% No religion, 23.4% Muslim, 1.0% Hindu, 0.8% Buddhist, 0.6% Jewish, 0.5% Sikh, 0.2% Agnostic. 1,966 people did not state a religion. 60 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

26.4% of people are married, 11.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 2.2% live with a partner of the same sex, 45.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.0% are separated or divorced. There are 529 widowed people living in Bow West.

The top occupations listed by people in Bow West are Professional 26.3%, Associate professional and technical 19.6%, Business, media and public service professionals 11.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.1%, Administrative and secretarial 10.1%, Elementary 10.0%, Elementary administration and service 9.5%, Business and public service associate professionals 8.6%, Culture, media and sports 7.9%, Sales and customer service 7.9%.

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