Markhouse Demographics (Waltham Forest, England)

Markhouse is a ward in Waltham Forest of London, England and includes areas of Walthamstow.

In the 2011 census the population of Markhouse was 13,636 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Markhouse is 33, while the median age is lower at 31.

52.5% of people living in Markhouse were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 8.6% Pakistan, 2.0% India, 1.3% Jamaica, 1.1% Ghana, 1.1% North Africa, 1.0% Bangladesh, 0.9% Sri Lanka, 0.9% Scotland, 0.9% Ireland.

65.9% of people living in Markhouse speak English. The other top languages spoken are 5.9% Urdu, 5.0% Polish, 2.1% Panjabi, 2.0% Romanian, 1.9% Lithuanian, 1.6% Turkish, 1.2% Bulgarian, 0.9% French, 0.9% Tamil.

The religious make up of Markhouse is 39.4% Christian, 32.4% Muslim, 16.6% No religion, 2.3% Hindu, 0.7% Buddhist, 0.6% Jewish, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Atheist. 961 people did not state a religion. 17 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

35.8% of people are married, 9.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 35.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.2% are separated or divorced. There are 645 widowed people living in Markhouse.

The top occupations listed by people in Markhouse are Professional 17.3%, Elementary 14.5%, Elementary administration and service 12.9%, Associate professional and technical 12.2%, Skilled trades 12.2%, Administrative and secretarial 11.8%, Administrative 9.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.0%, Sales and customer service 8.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 7.6%.

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