Highbury West Demographics (Islington, England)

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

In the 2011 census the population of Highbury West was 15,030 and is made up of approximately 49% females and 51% males.

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

61.5% of people living in Highbury West were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.7% Ireland, 2.1% Scotland, 1.8% Australia, 1.5% South America, 1.4% Bangladesh, 1.2% United States, 1.1% Wales, 1.1% Somalia, 0.9% Nigeria.

81.2% of people living in Highbury West speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.8% Turkish, 1.6% French, 1.6% Spanish, 1.5% Bengali, 1.2% Italian, 1.0% Somali, 0.9% Portuguese, 0.9% Greek, 0.8% German.

The religious make up of Highbury West is 39.0% Christian, 30.0% No religion, 9.8% Muslim, 0.8% Jewish, 0.8% Hindu, 0.8% Buddhist, 0.2% Sikh, 0.2% Agnostic. 2,620 people did not state a religion. 50 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

22.6% of people are married, 16.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 2.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 45.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.8% are separated or divorced. There are 666 widowed people living in Highbury West.

The top occupations listed by people in Highbury West are Professional 35.5%, Associate professional and technical 23.2%, Business, media and public service professionals 19.8%, Business and public service associate professionals 12.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.3%, Administrative and secretarial 8.2%, Corporate managers and directors 7.8%, Culture, media and sports 7.6%, Business, Research and Administrative Professionals 7.2%, Administrative 6.0%.

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