Barnsbury Demographics (Islington, England)

Barnsbury is a ward in Islington of London, England and includes areas of Islington, Kings Cross, Pentonville and Barnsbury.

In the 2011 census the population of Barnsbury was 12,201 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Barnsbury is 35, while the median age is lower at 31.

60.9% of people living in Barnsbury were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.2% Ireland, 2.1% Australia, 2.1% United States, 1.8% Scotland, 1.4% Bangladesh, 1.2% South America, 1.1% India, 0.9% Somalia, 0.9% Wales.

81.3% of people living in Barnsbury speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.0% Turkish, 1.9% French, 1.6% Spanish, 1.4% Bengali, 1.2% Italian, 0.9% Greek, 0.9% German, 0.8% All other Chinese, 0.7% Somali.

The religious make up of Barnsbury is 40.8% Christian, 29.1% No religion, 8.8% Muslim, 1.3% Hindu, 1.3% Buddhist, 1.1% Jewish, 0.4% Sikh, 0.1% Atheist. 1,980 people did not state a religion. 31 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 5 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

25.5% of people are married, 14.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 2.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 44.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.3% are separated or divorced. There are 574 widowed people living in Barnsbury.

The top occupations listed by people in Barnsbury are Professional 35.1%, Associate professional and technical 21.9%, Business, media and public service professionals 20.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.4%, Business and public service associate professionals 12.6%, Corporate managers and directors 9.8%, Legal Professionals 8.3%, Administrative and secretarial 8.2%, Culture, media and sports 6.5%, Business, Research and Administrative Professionals 6.5%.

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