Rotherhithe Demographics (Southwark, England)

Rotherhithe is a ward in Southwark of London, England and includes areas of Rotherhithe and Surrey Quays.

In the 2011 census the population of Rotherhithe was 13,743 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Rotherhithe is 33, while the median age is lower at 30.

54.5% of people living in Rotherhithe were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.1% China, 3.1% Nigeria, 3.0% South America, 1.9% India, 1.4% Ireland, 1.4% South Africa, 1.2% Ghana, 1.1% Scotland, 0.9% Australia.

74.9% of people living in Rotherhithe speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.5% All other Chinese, 2.3% Spanish, 1.8% French, 1.6% Portuguese, 1.5% Polish, 1.2% Italian, 0.9% Turkish, 0.9% Russian, 0.8% Arabic.

The religious make up of Rotherhithe is 52.1% Christian, 27.0% No religion, 7.5% Muslim, 2.4% Hindu, 2.1% Buddhist, 0.3% Jewish, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Atheist. 1,039 people did not state a religion. 52 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

24.0% of people are married, 12.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 2.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 45.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.6% are separated or divorced. There are 635 widowed people living in Rotherhithe.

The top occupations listed by people in Rotherhithe are Professional 25.2%, Associate professional and technical 17.5%, Business, media and public service professionals 11.6%, Administrative and secretarial 11.2%, Elementary 11.1%, Business and public service associate professionals 10.6%, Elementary administration and service 10.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.1%, Administrative 7.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.5%.

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