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Tower Hamlets

Borough in London

Contents: Population

The population development of Tower Hamlets as well as related information and services (Wikipedia, Google, images).

Tower HamletsBorough196,100254,096331,969
LondonRegion7,172,0918,173,9419,002,488

Source: UK Office for National Statistics (web).

Explanation: Parishes as at December 2020. All population and corresponding area figures of parishes are based on assigning output areas by using population-weighted centroids. Thus, slight discrepancies are possible compared to the actual parish boundaries that are depicted in the map. No population figures (and the actual area) are provided for parishes smaller than output areas.


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (E 2020)
Males174,543
Females157,426
Age Groups (E 2020)
0-17 years74,049
18-64 years236,149
65+ years21,771
Age Distribution (E 2020)
0-9 years44,095
10-19 years37,534
20-29 years68,685
30-39 years77,467
40-49 years44,891
50-59 years28,125
60-69 years17,343
70-79 years8,877
80+ years5,342
Passport (C 2011)
UK176,531
Republic of Ireland3,401
EU (other)24,440
other passport39,787
no passport16,790
Country of Birth (C 2011)
UK144,662
Republic of Ireland2,862
EU (other)22,435
Other country84,137
Ethnic Group (C 2011)
White114,819
Asian104,501
Black18,629
Arab2,573
Mixed/multiple10,360
Other ethnic group3,214
Religion (C 2011)
Christian68,808
Muslim87,696
Hindu4,200
Sikh821
Jewish1,283
Buddhist2,726
Other religion825
No religion48,648

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