Bow East Demographics (Tower Hamlets, England)

Bow East is a ward in Tower Hamlets of London, England and includes areas of Bow, South Bromley and Old Ford.

In the 2011 census the population of Bow East was 14,781 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Bow East is 32, while the median age is lower at 29.

65.7% of people living in Bow East were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 7.7% Bangladesh, 1.6% Scotland, 1.5% Ireland, 1.2% Somalia, 1.1% Wales, 0.9% South America, 0.9% Australia, 0.7% India, 0.7% United States.

79.2% of people living in Bow East speak English. The other top languages spoken are 8.7% Bengali, 1.0% Polish, 0.9% Spanish, 0.9% Somali, 0.9% Portuguese, 0.9% French, 0.9% Italian, 0.5% German, 0.5% Turkish.

The religious make up of Bow East is 36.7% Christian, 24.5% No religion, 20.6% Muslim, 1.0% Hindu, 0.7% Buddhist, 0.6% Jewish, 0.4% Sikh, 0.1% Atheist.

2,128 people did not state a religion. 63 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

22.8% of people are married, 13.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 2.1% live with a partner of the same sex, 46.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.8% are separated or divorced. There are 730 widowed people living in Bow East.

The top occupations listed by people in Bow East are Professional 26.7%, Associate professional and technical 21.5%, Business, media and public service professionals 11.6%, Business and public service associate professionals 11.5%, Administrative and secretarial 10.1%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.1%, Elementary 8.9%, Elementary administration and service 8.4%, Administrative 7.3%, Sales and customer service 7.3%.

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