Goresbrook Demographics (Barking and Dagenham, England)

Goresbrook is a ward in Barking and Dagenham of London, England and includes areas of Brook Meadows, Goresbrook Estate, Heathway, Dagenham Dock and Dockland Settlement.

In the 2011 census the population of Goresbrook was 11,267 and is made up of approximately 53% females and 47% males.

The average age of people in Goresbrook is 34, while the median age is lower at 33.

72.5% of people living in Goresbrook were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 6.1% Nigeria, 1.5% Ghana, 1.0% Bangladesh, 0.9% Ireland, 0.9% India, 0.7% Pakistan, 0.7% Philippines, 0.6% Zimbabwe, 0.5% Jamaica.

85.8% of people living in Goresbrook speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.4% Lithuanian, 1.3% Polish, 0.9% Romanian, 0.9% Bengali, 0.8% Albanian, 0.7% Portuguese, 0.6% French, 0.6% Urdu, 0.5% Yoruba.

The religious make up of Goresbrook is 61.2% Christian, 23.3% No religion, 6.9% Muslim, 0.6% Hindu, 0.3% Sikh, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish. 763 people did not state a religion. 18 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

38.7% of people are married, 10.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 31.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.8% are separated or divorced. There are 604 widowed people living in Goresbrook.

The top occupations listed by people in Goresbrook are Elementary 16.3%, Elementary administration and service 14.7%, Professional 12.8%, Administrative and secretarial 12.5%, Skilled trades 12.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.4%, Process, plant and machine operatives 10.9%, Sales and customer service 9.6%, Administrative 9.0%, Caring personal service 8.7%.

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