South Norwood Demographics (Croydon, England)

South Norwood is a ward in Croydon of London, England and includes areas of Norwood, South Norwood, Upper Norwood and Crystal Palace.

In the 2011 census the population of South Norwood was 16,518 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in South Norwood is 35, while the median age is also 35.

65.8% of people living in South Norwood were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 4.2% Jamaica, 2.2% Nigeria, 1.8% Ghana, 1.5% India, 1.4% Ireland, 1.1% South America, 1.1% Scotland, 1.0% Pakistan, 0.7% Sri Lanka.

86.4% of people living in South Norwood speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.8% Polish, 1.1% French, 1.1% Portuguese, 0.6% Urdu, 0.5% Italian, 0.5% Spanish, 0.4% Tamil, 0.4% Arabic, 0.4% Turkish.

The religious make up of South Norwood is 59.7% Christian, 21.2% No religion, 6.6% Muslim, 1.6% Hindu, 0.7% Buddhist, 0.3% Sikh, 0.3% Jewish, 0.1% Humanist. 1,417 people did not state a religion. 43 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

29.5% of people are married, 10.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 39.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 12.7% are separated or divorced. There are 1,138 widowed people living in South Norwood.

The top occupations listed by people in South Norwood are Professional 21.0%, Associate professional and technical 14.3%, Administrative and secretarial 14.0%, Administrative 10.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.9%, Elementary 9.7%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.7%, Elementary administration and service 9.3%, Skilled trades 8.8%, Sales and customer service 7.5%.

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