River Demographics (Barking and Dagenham, England)

River is a ward in Barking and Dagenham of London, England and includes areas of Heathway and Marsh Green.

In the 2011 census the population of River was 10,923 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

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

68.1% of people living in River were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 7.5% Nigeria, 1.7% Ghana, 1.4% Ireland, 1.3% India, 1.2% Bangladesh, 0.7% Zimbabwe, 0.6% Philippines, 0.5% Jamaica, 0.5% Pakistan.

83.5% of people living in River speak English. The other top languages spoken are 3.4% Lithuanian, 1.3% Polish, 1.2% Bengali, 1.1% Romanian, 0.8% Portuguese, 0.8% Yoruba, 0.7% French, 0.6% Panjabi, 0.4% Urdu.

The religious make up of River is 63.1% Christian, 18.8% No religion, 7.4% Muslim, 1.2% Hindu, 1.1% Sikh, 0.3% Jewish, 0.3% Buddhist.

774 people did not state a religion. 16 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

38.8% of people are married, 10.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 30.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.5% are separated or divorced. There are 626 widowed people living in River.

The top occupations listed by people in River are Elementary 17.1%, Elementary administration and service 15.3%, Skilled trades 13.8%, Administrative and secretarial 12.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.4%, Professional 11.4%, Process, plant and machine operatives 10.5%, Sales and customer service 9.4%, Administrative 9.3%, Caring personal service 8.5%.

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