Chatham Demographics (Hackney, England)

Chatham is a ward in Hackney of London, England and includes areas of Hackney, Hackney Wick and Homerton.

In the 2011 census the population of Chatham was 13,232 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Chatham is 32, while the median age is lower at 30.

56.7% of people living in Chatham were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 4.3% Nigeria, 2.1% Ghana, 1.8% Jamaica, 1.6% South America, 1.3% Ireland, 1.2% Bangladesh, 1.1% Scotland, 0.9% India, 0.9% Somalia.

75.3% of people living in Chatham speak English. The other top languages spoken are 5.5% Turkish, 1.6% French, 1.4% Portuguese, 1.4% Bengali, 1.4% Polish, 1.4% Spanish, 0.8% Akan, 0.8% Italian, 0.7% Somali.

The religious make up of Chatham is 44.7% Christian, 25.7% No religion, 16.1% Muslim, 1.5% Buddhist, 0.7% Hindu, 0.7% Jewish, 0.6% Sikh, 0.1% Atheist. 1,159 people did not state a religion. 33 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

22.6% of people are married, 10.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.2% live with a partner of the same sex, 48.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.1% are separated or divorced. There are 700 widowed people living in Chatham.

The top occupations listed by people in Chatham are Professional 21.0%, Associate professional and technical 19.4%, Elementary 14.0%, Elementary administration and service 13.2%, Culture, media and sports 9.8%, Administrative and secretarial 8.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.9%, Sales and customer service 8.7%, Business, media and public service professionals 8.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 7.8%.

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