Abbey Wood Demographics (Greenwich, England)

Abbey Wood is a ward in Greenwich of London, England and includes areas of Abbey Wood and Cross Ness.

In the 2011 census the population of Abbey Wood was 15,704 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

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

66.6% of people living in Abbey Wood were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 10.7% Nigeria, 1.4% India, 1.2% Ghana, 1.1% Ireland, 0.9% Jamaica, 0.8% Sri Lanka, 0.7% Scotland, 0.7% Somalia, 0.5% Zimbabwe.

84.9% of people living in Abbey Wood speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.6% Yoruba, 1.4% Nepalese, 1.1% Panjabi, 0.9% Tamil, 0.9% Polish, 0.7% Somali, 0.7% Lithuanian, 0.7% French, 0.5% Turkish.

The religious make up of Abbey Wood is 58.7% Christian, 19.9% No religion, 7.4% Muslim, 2.7% Hindu, 2.1% Sikh, 0.8% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish. 1,191 people did not state a religion. 27 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

35.4% of people are married, 10.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.1% live with a partner of the same sex, 33.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.2% are separated or divorced. There are 848 widowed people living in Abbey Wood.

The top occupations listed by people in Abbey Wood are Elementary 15.2%, Professional 14.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 14.0%, Elementary administration and service 13.5%, Administrative and secretarial 12.0%, Skilled trades 10.7%, Caring personal service 10.6%, Sales and customer service 9.9%, Associate professional and technical 9.3%, Administrative 9.1%.

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