Rushey Green Demographics (Lewisham, England)

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

In the 2011 census the population of Rushey Green was 14,916 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Rushey Green is 34, while the median age is lower at 33.

60.5% of people living in Rushey Green were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 5.6% Jamaica, 4.9% Nigeria, 1.9% Sri Lanka, 1.2% Ireland, 1.2% South America, 1.1% Ghana, 1.0% India, 0.9% Scotland, 0.7% China.

82.6% of people living in Rushey Green speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.0% Tamil, 1.9% French, 1.8% Polish, 1.0% Turkish, 0.7% Spanish, 0.6% Portuguese, 0.6% Romanian, 0.6% Italian, 0.5% All other Chinese.

The religious make up of Rushey Green is 56.1% Christian, 21.9% No religion, 7.6% Muslim, 2.9% Hindu, 0.7% Buddhist, 0.2% Sikh, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic. 1,451 people did not state a religion. 36 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

29.3% of people are married, 11.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 40.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.7% are separated or divorced. There are 760 widowed people living in Rushey Green.

The top occupations listed by people in Rushey Green are Professional 19.0%, Associate professional and technical 13.9%, Administrative and secretarial 11.9%, Elementary 11.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.6%, Elementary administration and service 10.9%, Skilled trades 9.4%, Sales and customer service 9.1%, Administrative 8.9%, Caring personal service 8.6%.

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