Wood Street Demographics (Waltham Forest, England)

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

In the 2011 census the population of Wood Street was 13,368 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Wood Street is 34, while the median age is lower at 33.

59.5% of people living in Wood Street were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 5.1% Pakistan, 1.9% Jamaica, 1.4% North Africa, 1.4% India, 1.3% Somalia, 1.2% Nigeria, 1.1% Ghana, 1.0% Ireland, 0.9% Sri Lanka.

74.6% of people living in Wood Street speak English. The other top languages spoken are 3.0% Polish, 2.9% Urdu, 2.1% Turkish, 1.5% Panjabi, 1.3% Romanian, 1.2% French, 1.0% Portuguese, 1.0% Arabic, 1.0% Tamil.

The religious make up of Wood Street is 47.2% Christian, 22.8% Muslim, 18.9% No religion, 2.1% Hindu, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.5% Jewish, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic. 929 people did not state a religion. 40 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

36.0% of people are married, 11.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 34.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.6% are separated or divorced. There are 650 widowed people living in Wood Street.

The top occupations listed by people in Wood Street are Professional 21.2%, Associate professional and technical 12.9%, Elementary 12.5%, Administrative and secretarial 11.5%, Elementary administration and service 11.1%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.8%, Skilled trades 9.7%, Administrative 8.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.7%, Sales and customer service 7.1%.

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