2001 Census

Summary of Barking and Dagenham’s 2001 Census information:

  • There were 163,944 residents in the borough in 2001
  • Lone parent households with dependent children made up 10.4% of borough’s households
  • 80.9% of the borough’s population was White British
  • At 4.4%, Black African was the largest minority ethnic group in the borough
  • 39.5% of the borough’s population aged 16 to 74 had no qualifications
  • 38% of households did not have access to a car or van
  • 9.2% of the borough’s population aged over 16 was widowed – the highest rate in London

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