Brockley Demographics (Lewisham, England)

Brockley is a ward in Lewisham of London, England and includes areas of Crofton Park, Brockley, New Cross and Deptford.

In the 2011 census the population of Brockley was 17,156 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Brockley is 33, while the median age is lower at 31.

60.2% of people living in Brockley were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.2% Nigeria, 3.2% Jamaica, 1.8% Ireland, 1.6% South America, 1.6% India, 1.4% Scotland, 1.0% China, 1.0% Ghana, 0.9% Wales.

82.4% of people living in Brockley speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.0% French, 1.5% Spanish, 1.3% Polish, 1.0% Portuguese, 0.9% All other Chinese, 0.8% Italian, 0.8% German, 0.7% Turkish, 0.4% Tamil.

The religious make up of Brockley is 44.8% Christian, 34.2% No religion, 5.8% Muslim, 1.8% Hindu, 1.5% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic. 1,663 people did not state a religion. 122 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 3 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

21.7% of people are married, 13.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 3.2% live with a partner of the same sex, 47.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.6% are separated or divorced. There are 770 widowed people living in Brockley.

The top occupations listed by people in Brockley are Professional 24.7%, Associate professional and technical 20.9%, Administrative and secretarial 10.6%, Business, media and public service professionals 10.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.0%, Elementary 10.0%, Culture, media and sports 9.6%, Elementary administration and service 9.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.3%, Business and public service associate professionals 8.1%.

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