High Street Demographics (Waltham Forest, England)

High Street is a ward in Waltham Forest of London, England and includes areas of Walthamstow.

In the 2011 census the population of High Street was 14,127 and is made up of approximately 47% females and 53% males.

The average age of people in High Street is 33, while the median age is lower at 31.

53.9% of people living in High Street were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 6.9% Pakistan, 1.7% Sri Lanka, 1.4% India, 1.3% North Africa, 1.1% Ireland, 1.0% Jamaica, 1.0% Somalia, 1.0% South America, 0.9% Scotland.

67.8% of people living in High Street speak English. The other top languages spoken are 4.6% Polish, 4.3% Urdu, 1.8% Panjabi, 1.8% Tamil, 1.6% Romanian, 1.5% Lithuanian, 1.3% Turkish, 1.3% Bulgarian, 1.2% Spanish.

The religious make up of High Street is 41.1% Christian, 25.3% Muslim, 20.8% No religion, 2.8% Hindu, 1.0% Buddhist, 0.5% Jewish, 0.4% Sikh, 0.1% Atheist. 984 people did not state a religion. 49 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

31.9% of people are married, 10.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 2.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 38.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.8% are separated or divorced. There are 676 widowed people living in High Street.

The top occupations listed by people in High Street are Professional 19.2%, Elementary 15.1%, Associate professional and technical 13.9%, Elementary administration and service 13.9%, Administrative and secretarial 11.7%, Skilled trades 10.1%, Administrative 9.3%, Sales and customer service 9.0%, Managers, directors and senior officials 8.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.5%.

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