Abbey Demographics (Barking and Dagenham, England)

Abbey is a ward in Barking and Dagenham of London, England and includes areas of Faircross.

In the 2011 census the population of Abbey was 12,786 and is made up of approximately 47% females and 53% males.

The average age of people in Abbey is 29, while the median age is lower at 28.

41.8% of people living in Abbey were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 10.8% Pakistan, 10.1% India, 4.1% Nigeria, 3.7% Bangladesh, 1.5% Somalia, 1.5% Sri Lanka, 1.3% Ghana, 0.7% Kenya, 0.6% Jamaica.

59.6% of people living in Abbey speak English. The other top languages spoken are 8.1% Urdu, 3.8% Bengali, 3.2% Panjabi, 2.6% Lithuanian, 1.8% Polish, 1.6% Tamil, 1.3% Telugu, 1.2% French, 1.2% Hindi.

The religious make up of Abbey is 36.8% Christian, 34.5% Muslim, 9.3% Hindu, 9.0% No religion, 3.9% Sikh, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist. 681 people did not state a religion. 8 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

38.1% of people are married, 7.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 35.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.5% are separated or divorced. There are 492 widowed people living in Abbey.

The top occupations listed by people in Abbey are Professional 18.6%, Elementary 17.0%, Elementary administration and service 15.5%, Sales and customer service 10.8%, Associate professional and technical 10.6%, Administrative and secretarial 9.8%, Skilled trades 9.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.7%, Sales 8.5%, Administrative 7.8%.