Limehouse Demographics (Tower Hamlets, England)

Limehouse is a ward in Tower Hamlets of London, England and includes areas of Poplar, Docklands, Limehouse, Isle Of Dogs, Millwall, Victoria Docks, Canning Town, Canary Wharf, Cubitt Town, Blackwall and Lansbury.

In the 2011 census the population of Limehouse was 15,986 and is made up of approximately 48% females and 52% males.

The average age of people in Limehouse is 31, while the median age is lower at 29.

54.2% of people living in Limehouse were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 16.5% Bangladesh, 1.5% China, 1.3% India, 1.1% South America, 1.1% Scotland, 1.0% Somalia, 0.9% Ireland, 0.8% Australia, 0.6% South Africa.

64.0% of people living in Limehouse speak English. The other top languages spoken are 18.7% Bengali, 1.3% French, 1.2% All other Chinese, 1.1% Spanish, 1.0% Polish, 1.0% Italian, 0.9% Somali, 0.9% Portuguese, 0.7% Russian.

The religious make up of Limehouse is 35.5% Muslim, 30.1% Christian, 15.9% No religion, 1.5% Hindu, 1.0% Buddhist, 0.4% Jewish, 0.3% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic. 2,336 people did not state a religion. 30 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

30.9% of people are married, 10.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 2.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 41.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.2% are separated or divorced. There are 643 widowed people living in Limehouse.

The top occupations listed by people in Limehouse are Professional 23.6%, Associate professional and technical 17.3%, Business and public service associate professionals 11.6%, Business, media and public service professionals 11.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.1%, Elementary 10.8%, Elementary administration and service 10.3%, Administrative and secretarial 9.9%, Sales and customer service 8.3%, Corporate managers and directors 7.9%.