Woolwich Common Demographics (Greenwich, England)

Woolwich Common is a ward in Greenwich of London, England and includes areas of Woolwich and Plumstead.

In the 2011 census the population of Woolwich Common was 17,499 and is made up of approximately 49% females and 51% males.

The average age of people in Woolwich Common is 30, while the median age is lower at 29.

56.5% of people living in Woolwich Common were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 8.7% Nigeria, 2.7% India, 2.3% Somalia, 1.4% Ghana, 1.2% Jamaica, 0.9% Sri Lanka, 0.9% Ireland, 0.9% China, 0.7% Scotland.

75.1% of people living in Woolwich Common speak English. The other top languages spoken are 3.8% Nepalese, 2.3% Somali, 1.3% Panjabi, 1.2% Lithuanian, 1.0% Gujarati, 1.0% French, 1.0% Yoruba, 1.0% Vietnamese, 0.9% Polish.

The religious make up of Woolwich Common is 50.2% Christian, 19.9% No religion, 12.4% Muslim, 5.4% Hindu, 2.8% Buddhist, 2.4% Sikh, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Humanist. 1,080 people did not state a religion. 38 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 4 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

32.1% of people are married, 8.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.1% live with a partner of the same sex, 37.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 12.0% are separated or divorced. There are 928 widowed people living in Woolwich Common.

The top occupations listed by people in Woolwich Common are Elementary 17.9%, Associate professional and technical 16.1%, Elementary administration and service 16.0%, Professional 13.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 12.7%, Skilled trades 9.3%, Sales and customer service 9.3%, Caring personal service 9.2%, Administrative and secretarial 8.7%, Protective service 7.2%.

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