Furzedown Demographics (Wandsworth, England)

Furzedown is a ward in Wandsworth of London, England and includes areas of Streatham and Norbury.

In the 2011 census the population of Furzedown was 15,504 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Furzedown is 35, while the median age is lower at 33.

60.8% of people living in Furzedown were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.7% Pakistan, 2.5% Jamaica, 2.0% India, 1.6% Ireland, 1.5% Somalia, 1.5% South America, 1.1% Sri Lanka, 1.1% Scotland, 1.0% Ghana.

77.7% of people living in Furzedown speak English. The other top languages spoken are 4.6% Polish, 2.7% Urdu, 1.6% Somali, 1.2% Gujarati, 1.2% Tamil, 1.0% Portuguese, 0.9% French, 0.9% Spanish, 0.7% Italian.

The religious make up of Furzedown is 48.2% Christian, 23.6% No religion, 12.7% Muslim, 4.3% Hindu, 0.7% Sikh, 0.7% Buddhist, 0.3% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist. 1,342 people did not state a religion. 40 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

35.7% of people are married, 10.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.3% live with a partner of the same sex, 36.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.8% are separated or divorced. There are 750 widowed people living in Furzedown.

The top occupations listed by people in Furzedown are Professional 23.7%, Associate professional and technical 16.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.2%, Administrative and secretarial 11.2%, Skilled trades 9.1%, Elementary 8.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.5%, Business, media and public service professionals 8.5%, Elementary administration and service 8.1%, Administrative 8.0%.

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