Thames Demographics (Barking and Dagenham, England)

Thames is a ward in Barking and Dagenham of London, England and includes areas of Castle Green, Creekmouth, Creeksmouth, Rippleside, Upney, Goodmayes and Thames View.

In the 2011 census the population of Thames was 10,728 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

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

61.8% of people living in Thames were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 7.1% Nigeria, 3.0% Ghana, 2.6% Bangladesh, 1.6% Somalia, 1.4% Pakistan, 1.2% India, 0.8% Sri Lanka, 0.8% Zimbabwe, 0.7% Kenya.

79.2% of people living in Thames speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.7% Bengali, 1.8% Lithuanian, 1.3% Albanian, 1.1% Swahili/Kiswahili, 1.1% Portuguese, 1.1% Urdu, 1.0% French, 1.0% Polish, 0.9% Bulgarian.

The religious make up of Thames is 57.8% Christian, 16.3% No religion, 16.2% Muslim, 1.5% Hindu, 0.8% Sikh, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish. 659 people did not state a religion. 21 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

36.2% of people are married, 8.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.1% live with a partner of the same sex, 34.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.1% are separated or divorced. There are 513 widowed people living in Thames.

The top occupations listed by people in Thames are Elementary 16.3%, Elementary administration and service 14.6%, Professional 13.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 12.3%, Administrative and secretarial 11.6%, Skilled trades 10.5%, Process, plant and machine operatives 10.1%, Caring personal service 9.7%, Associate professional and technical 9.5%, Sales and customer service 9.4%.

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