Information about Newham

Avg Annual Income
Full Time Employees
Average Age
Newham Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Newham is 351,030 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Newham is 175,723, and the female population is 175,313. In England, the male population is 28,833,712 and the female population is 27,656,336, according to the 2021 census.

Ethnicity & Religion

According to the latest 2021 census, The main ethnicity of the people in the immediate area is Bangladeshi, with a total of 55,677, followed by White: English, with a total of 51,819. As compared to the population in England, the main ethnicities were White: English(41,540,791) followed by Asian: Indian(1,843,248) and Asian: Pakistani(1,570,285). In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (123,746), followed by Muslim (122,146), whereas, in England, the main religion was Christian(26,167,899), Muslim(3,801,186), and Hindu(1,020,533). While 20,715,664 mentioned 'No Religion' and 3,400,548 did not answer


As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (45,399), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (41,296). While in England, 11,349,743 households are not deprived in any dimension, and 7,842,690 households are deprived in one dimension.

Economic Status

Most people in the Newham area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (87,586), while 33,737 adults mentioned they are Employee: Part-time.


Regarding education, 111,130 adults have Level 3 education, while 28,082 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Newham area are

  • Professional occupations (32704)
  • Elementary occupations (25954), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (19608)


The average age of people living in Newham is 34 years old. The top three age distributions are: Between 25 to 34 (72735), Below 14 (70475), and Between 35 to 44 (59925). The median age in England and Wales was 40 years as per the 2021 census.


The NS-SEC defines and measures social class and is considered a reliable indicator of a person's class status. As per the 2021 census, most of the population in Newham has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (42,336) followed by Never worked and long-term unemployed (41,839), and Full-time students (34,967). In England, Most of the population(9,172,372) have Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations, followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations(6,092,791)

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Population of Newham over the years

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Postcodes in Newham

The postcode district E are associated with the Newham, and there are total 7 postcode areas (listed below). The Newham has a total of 5304 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Newham



Canning Town North

Canning Town South

Custom House

East Ham

East Ham South

Forest Gate North

Forest Gate South

Green Street East

Green Street West

Little Ilford

Manor Park


Plaistow North

Plaistow South

Plaistow West & Canning Town East


Royal Albert

Royal Victoria


Stratford Olympic Park

Wall End

West Ham