Hackney Downs Demographics (Hackney, England)

Hackney Downs is a ward in Hackney of London, England and includes areas of Clapton, Hackney, Lower Clapton, Lea Bridge, Upper Clapton, Springfield and Clapton Common.

In the 2011 census the population of Hackney Downs was 12,921 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

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

58.0% of people living in Hackney Downs were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.1% Nigeria, 2.4% India, 2.4% Jamaica, 1.8% Bangladesh, 1.7% South America, 1.4% Ireland, 1.3% Scotland, 1.3% Ghana, 0.8% Wales.

75.1% of people living in Hackney Downs speak English. The other top languages spoken are 4.4% Turkish, 2.2% Bengali, 1.9% Gujarati, 1.9% Polish, 1.5% Spanish, 1.2% Portuguese, 1.2% French, 1.0% Italian, 0.8% Kurdish.

The religious make up of Hackney Downs is 37.6% Christian, 29.4% No religion, 18.3% Muslim, 1.3% Jewish, 1.3% Buddhist, 1.2% Sikh, 0.6% Hindu, 0.2% Atheist.

1,179 people did not state a religion. 52 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

22.1% of people are married, 11.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 2.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 46.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.8% are separated or divorced. There are 724 widowed people living in Hackney Downs.

The top occupations listed by people in Hackney Downs are Professional 23.5%, Associate professional and technical 23.4%, Culture, media and sports 12.8%, Business, media and public service professionals 10.4%, Elementary 10.4%, Elementary administration and service 9.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.0%, Administrative and secretarial 8.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.7%, Business and public service associate professionals 7.4%.

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