Selhurst Demographics (Croydon, England)

Selhurst is a ward in Croydon of London, England and includes areas of Selhurst, Norwood and South Norwood.

In the 2011 census the population of Selhurst was 18,087 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Selhurst is 33, while the median age is lower at 32.

58.8% of people living in Selhurst were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 4.8% India, 4.3% Jamaica, 2.8% Ghana, 2.1% Pakistan, 2.0% Nigeria, 1.9% Sri Lanka, 1.2% South America, 1.0% Ireland, 0.7% Somalia.

79.5% of people living in Selhurst speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.3% Tamil, 1.8% Urdu, 1.8% Polish, 1.1% Malayalam, 1.1% French, 0.8% Gujarati, 0.7% Portuguese, 0.6% Akan, 0.6% Turkish.

The religious make up of Selhurst is 55.8% Christian, 15.9% No religion, 12.2% Muslim, 6.2% Hindu, 0.7% Buddhist, 0.3% Sikh, 0.1% Jewish.

1,419 people did not state a religion. 27 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

30.7% of people are married, 8.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 39.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 12.0% are separated or divorced. There are 1,034 widowed people living in Selhurst.

The top occupations listed by people in Selhurst are Professional 17.1%, Administrative and secretarial 13.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 12.1%, Associate professional and technical 11.6%, Elementary 11.4%, Administrative 11.0%, Elementary administration and service 10.6%, Sales and customer service 10.5%, Caring personal service 9.3%, Skilled trades 9.3%.

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