Valley Demographics (Waltham Forest, England)

Valley is a ward in Waltham Forest of London, England and includes areas of Chingford.

In the 2011 census the population of Valley was 11,444 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Valley is 37, while the median age is lower at 36.

73.3% of people living in Valley were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.1% Pakistan, 1.6% Jamaica, 1.4% Ghana, 1.0% Ireland, 0.9% Sri Lanka, 0.8% India, 0.7% Nigeria, 0.6% North Africa, 0.6% Somalia.

84.6% of people living in Valley speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.9% Turkish, 1.4% Urdu, 0.9% Polish, 0.9% Tamil, 0.8% Romanian, 0.6% Lithuanian, 0.6% Somali, 0.6% Greek, 0.5% Gujarati.

The religious make up of Valley is 57.2% Christian, 16.5% No religion, 15.2% Muslim, 2.1% Hindu, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.5% Jewish, 0.2% Sikh.

817 people did not state a religion. 27 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

41.6% of people are married, 8.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 31.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.9% are separated or divorced. There are 619 widowed people living in Valley.

The top occupations listed by people in Valley are Administrative and secretarial 15.7%, Professional 12.9%, Skilled trades 12.9%, Associate professional and technical 11.5%, Administrative 11.3%, Elementary 10.4%, Sales and customer service 10.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.8%, Elementary administration and service 9.7%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.5%.