Lea Bridge Demographics (Waltham Forest, England)

Lea Bridge is a ward in Waltham Forest of London, England and includes areas of Leyton and Leyton Marshes.

In the 2011 census the population of Lea Bridge was 15,671 and is made up of approximately 49% females and 51% males.

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

48.3% of people living in Lea Bridge were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 8.4% Pakistan, 2.8% Jamaica, 2.2% India, 1.8% Ghana, 1.7% Nigeria, 1.6% Ireland, 1.2% Bangladesh, 1.2% Somalia, 1.1% North Africa.

65.1% of people living in Lea Bridge speak English. The other top languages spoken are 6.0% Urdu, 4.3% Polish, 2.9% Turkish, 1.9% Panjabi, 1.8% Romanian, 1.5% Lithuanian, 1.2% Gujarati, 1.2% French, 0.9% Bengali.

The religious make up of Lea Bridge is 44.7% Christian, 32.3% Muslim, 10.8% No religion, 2.1% Hindu, 1.0% Buddhist, 0.5% Sikh, 0.4% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist. 1,197 people did not state a religion. 17 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

35.6% of people are married, 9.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 34.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.4% are separated or divorced. There are 710 widowed people living in Lea Bridge.

The top occupations listed by people in Lea Bridge are Elementary 16.9%, Elementary administration and service 15.1%, Professional 14.2%, Skilled trades 12.1%, Administrative and secretarial 11.1%, Sales and customer service 10.2%, Associate professional and technical 10.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.1%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.1%, Administrative 9.0%.