New Cross Demographics (Lewisham, England)

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

In the 2011 census the population of New Cross was 15,756 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in New Cross is 32, while the median age is lower at 30.

51.3% of people living in New Cross were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 7.2% Nigeria, 3.9% Jamaica, 2.0% South America, 1.9% China, 1.7% Ghana, 1.0% Ireland, 1.0% Scotland, 1.0% Somalia, 0.8% Sri Lanka.

74.6% of people living in New Cross speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.3% French, 1.9% Spanish, 1.8% All other Chinese, 1.7% Polish, 1.5% Portuguese, 1.4% Vietnamese, 1.0% Somali, 0.9% Italian, 0.8% Cantonese Chinese.

The religious make up of New Cross is 51.0% Christian, 24.3% No religion, 9.7% Muslim, 3.0% Buddhist, 1.4% Hindu, 0.3% Jewish, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Atheist.

1,421 people did not state a religion. 60 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

23.6% of people are married, 10.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 2.3% live with a partner of the same sex, 46.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.6% are separated or divorced. There are 848 widowed people living in New Cross.

The top occupations listed by people in New Cross are Professional 17.0%, Elementary 16.4%, Elementary administration and service 15.7%, Associate professional and technical 13.8%, Administrative and secretarial 11.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.0%, Sales and customer service 9.5%, Skilled trades 8.8%, Administrative 8.7%, Managers, directors and senior officials 7.9%.

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