Preston Demographics (Brent, England)

Preston is a ward in Brent of London, England and includes areas of Brondesbury Park.

In the 2011 census the population of Preston was 15,474 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Preston is 36, while the median age is lower at 32.

41.6% of people living in Preston were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 12.0% India, 4.0% Sri Lanka, 3.6% Kenya, 2.4% Pakistan, 1.6% Jamaica, 1.5% Ireland, 1.4% Somalia, 1.0% North Africa, 0.7% South America.

60.1% of people living in Preston speak English. The other top languages spoken are 8.6% Gujarati, 4.5% Romanian, 3.4% Tamil, 3.2% Polish, 2.6% Arabic, 1.7% Urdu, 1.5% Somali, 1.4% Persian/Farsi, 1.1% Hindi.

The religious make up of Preston is 34.6% Christian, 26.3% Hindu, 19.5% Muslim, 6.3% No religion, 2.9% Jewish, 1.5% Buddhist, 0.8% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic. 938 people did not state a religion. 18 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 4 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

45.1% of people are married, 5.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 31.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.0% are separated or divorced. There are 568 widowed people living in Preston.

The top occupations listed by people in Preston are Professional 18.7%, Administrative and secretarial 12.4%, Associate professional and technical 12.3%, Elementary 11.9%, Skilled trades 10.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.2%, Sales and customer service 10.0%, Elementary administration and service 10.0%, Administrative 9.3%, Sales 7.9%.

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