Lewisham Central Demographics (Lewisham, England)

Lewisham Central is a ward in Lewisham of London, England and includes areas of Lewisham, Hither Green and Ladywell.

In the 2011 census the population of Lewisham Central was 17,446 and is made up of approximately 49% females and 51% males.

The average age of people in Lewisham Central is 34, while the median age is lower at 32.

56.5% of people living in Lewisham Central were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 4.1% Jamaica, 4.0% Nigeria, 2.3% India, 1.8% China, 1.5% Sri Lanka, 1.4% South America, 1.3% Ireland, 1.1% Scotland, 1.0% Ghana.

79.3% of people living in Lewisham Central speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.4% Polish, 1.8% French, 1.6% Tamil, 1.4% All other Chinese, 1.1% Spanish, 0.8% Portuguese, 0.8% Turkish, 0.5% Lithuanian, 0.5% Italian.

The religious make up of Lewisham Central is 50.4% Christian, 27.0% No religion, 7.1% Muslim, 3.7% Hindu, 1.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Atheist. 1,532 people did not state a religion. 67 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

27.1% of people are married, 11.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 2.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 42.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.2% are separated or divorced. There are 936 widowed people living in Lewisham Central.

The top occupations listed by people in Lewisham Central are Professional 24.2%, Associate professional and technical 18.5%, Administrative and secretarial 11.5%, Elementary 10.5%, Elementary administration and service 9.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.7%, Business and public service associate professionals 8.9%, Business, media and public service professionals 8.8%, Administrative 8.5%, Sales and customer service 7.9%.

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