Highbury East Demographics (Islington, England)

Highbury East is a ward in Islington of London, England and includes areas of Highbury.

In the 2011 census the population of Highbury East was 11,634 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Highbury East is 36, while the median age is lower at 33.

64.8% of people living in Highbury East were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.6% Ireland, 2.2% Scotland, 2.0% United States, 1.9% Australia, 1.5% South America, 1.3% Wales, 1.1% Somalia, 0.8% Northern Ireland, 0.6% North Africa.

84.5% of people living in Highbury East speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.9% Turkish, 1.5% Spanish, 1.3% Italian, 1.3% French, 1.0% German, 0.9% Somali, 0.7% Bengali, 0.6% Polish, 0.6% Portuguese.

The religious make up of Highbury East is 40.2% Christian, 33.7% No religion, 6.7% Muslim, 1.1% Jewish, 0.9% Buddhist, 0.7% Hindu, 0.4% Sikh, 0.2% Agnostic. 1,756 people did not state a religion. 39 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

28.4% of people are married, 14.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 2.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 41.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.7% are separated or divorced. There are 523 widowed people living in Highbury East.

The top occupations listed by people in Highbury East are Professional 36.9%, Associate professional and technical 24.0%, Business, media and public service professionals 21.7%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.2%, Business and public service associate professionals 11.1%, Culture, media and sports 9.7%, Corporate managers and directors 8.7%, Administrative and secretarial 7.7%, Business, Research and Administrative Professionals 7.0%, Legal Professionals 6.7%.

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