Eltham South Demographics (Greenwich, England)

Eltham South is a ward in Greenwich of London, England and includes areas of Eltham, Middle Park, Kidbrooke, Avery Hill, Grove Park and Lee.

In the 2011 census the population of Eltham South was 12,541 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Eltham South is 38, while the median age is lower at 34.

80.4% of people living in Eltham South were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.5% Nigeria, 1.3% Ireland, 1.1% China, 1.1% India, 0.9% Scotland, 0.7% Wales, 0.5% South Africa, 0.4% South America, 0.4% Northern Ireland.

90.8% of people living in Eltham South speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.2% All other Chinese, 0.7% Turkish, 0.6% Polish, 0.4% Bulgarian, 0.3% Lithuanian, 0.3% French, 0.3% Portuguese, 0.3% Bengali, 0.3% Italian.

The religious make up of Eltham South is 58.0% Christian, 27.2% No religion, 3.7% Muslim, 1.7% Hindu, 0.7% Buddhist, 0.5% Sikh, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic. 880 people did not state a religion. 30 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 11 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

38.8% of people are married, 11.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 30.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.8% are separated or divorced. There are 613 widowed people living in Eltham South.

The top occupations listed by people in Eltham South are Professional 16.4%, Administrative and secretarial 14.8%, Associate professional and technical 14.5%, Skilled trades 11.1%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.4%, Elementary 10.1%, Administrative 9.7%, Elementary administration and service 9.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.8%, Sales and customer service 8.5%.