Catford South Demographics (Lewisham, England)

Catford South is a ward in Lewisham of London, England and includes areas of Catford and Bellingham.

In the 2011 census the population of Catford South was 15,214 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Catford South is 36, while the median age is also 36.

66.2% of people living in Catford South were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 5.8% Jamaica, 2.8% Nigeria, 2.4% Sri Lanka, 1.4% Ireland, 1.1% South America, 0.8% Ghana, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% India, 0.5% Wales.

85.7% of people living in Catford South speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.5% Tamil, 1.2% Polish, 1.1% French, 1.0% Turkish, 0.6% Italian, 0.5% Portuguese, 0.5% Russian, 0.5% Spanish, 0.4% Lithuanian.

The religious make up of Catford South is 58.3% Christian, 19.3% No religion, 7.8% Muslim, 3.4% Hindu, 0.8% Buddhist, 0.3% Sikh, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic. 1,377 people did not state a religion. 29 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

37.2% of people are married, 8.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 35.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.3% are separated or divorced. There are 721 widowed people living in Catford South.

The top occupations listed by people in Catford South are Professional 22.2%, Administrative and secretarial 13.8%, Associate professional and technical 13.5%, Administrative 10.1%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.6%, Sales and customer service 9.3%, Skilled trades 8.7%, Elementary 8.5%, Elementary administration and service 8.1%.