Harlesden Demographics (Brent, England)

Harlesden is a ward in Brent of London, England and includes areas of Willesden, Harlesden, Neasden, Kensal Rise, Willesden Green, Stonebridge Park, Park Royal and North Acton.

In the 2011 census the population of Harlesden was 17,162 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Harlesden is 32, while the median age is lower at 31.

46.1% of people living in Harlesden were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 5.5% Somalia, 5.5% Jamaica, 2.8% Ireland, 2.8% South America, 2.0% India, 1.9% Philippines, 1.9% Ghana, 1.7% Nigeria, 1.6% Pakistan.

65.2% of people living in Harlesden speak English. The other top languages spoken are 5.6% Polish, 5.3% Somali, 5.3% Portuguese, 2.5% Arabic, 1.7% Gujarati, 1.3% Tagalog/Filipino, 1.2% Urdu, 0.9% Tamil, 0.8% Romanian.

The religious make up of Harlesden is 54.6% Christian, 21.8% Muslim, 10.2% No religion, 3.7% Hindu, 0.8% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic. 1,362 people did not state a religion. 18 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

26.5% of people are married, 7.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.3% live with a partner of the same sex, 41.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 13.5% are separated or divorced. There are 1,027 widowed people living in Harlesden.

The top occupations listed by people in Harlesden are Elementary 20.6%, Elementary administration and service 18.8%, Skilled trades 11.7%, Professional 11.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.3%, Administrative and secretarial 10.1%, Sales and customer service 9.8%, Associate professional and technical 9.6%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.7%, Caring personal service 8.1%.

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