Becontree Demographics (Barking and Dagenham, England)

Becontree is a ward in Barking and Dagenham of London, England and includes areas of Mayesbrook Park, Burnside Estate and Porters.

In the 2011 census the population of Becontree was 11,545 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Becontree is 33, while the median age is lower at 32.

69.1% of people living in Becontree were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 4.0% Nigeria, 2.7% Pakistan, 2.4% India, 1.6% Bangladesh, 1.4% Ghana, 0.8% Ireland, 0.8% China, 0.6% Jamaica, 0.5% Kenya.

81.1% of people living in Becontree speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.2% Lithuanian, 2.1% Urdu, 1.6% Bengali, 1.3% Panjabi, 1.1% Polish, 0.7% French, 0.6% Albanian, 0.6% Romanian, 0.6% All other Chinese.

The religious make up of Becontree is 55.0% Christian, 19.3% No religion, 13.7% Muslim, 2.4% Hindu, 2.0% Sikh, 0.8% Buddhist, 0.3% Jewish. 713 people did not state a religion. 15 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

36.6% of people are married, 9.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 33.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.1% are separated or divorced. There are 658 widowed people living in Becontree.

The top occupations listed by people in Becontree are Elementary 16.1%, Elementary administration and service 14.6%, Administrative and secretarial 13.4%, Professional 13.0%, Skilled trades 12.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.0%, Administrative 10.2%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.6%, Sales and customer service 9.3%, Associate professional and technical 8.5%.

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