Croydon Census Demographics United Kingdom
In the 2011 census the population of Croydon was 363,378 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.
The average age of people in Croydon is 36, while the median age is lower at 35.
68.7% of people living in Croydon were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.6% India, 2.5% Jamaica, 1.5% Ghana, 1.5% Pakistan, 1.5% Sri Lanka, 1.3% Nigeria, 1.1% Ireland, 0.9% Kenya, 0.9% South America.
85.5% of people living in Croydon speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.5% Tamil, 1.4% Polish, 1.2% Gujarati, 1.1% Urdu, 0.7% French, 0.6% Portuguese, 0.4% Turkish, 0.4% Malayalam, 0.4% Spanish.
The religious make up of Croydon is 56.4% Christian, 19.6% No religion, 8.1% Muslim, 6.0% Hindu, 0.7% Buddhist, 0.4% Sikh, 0.2% Jewish.
27,757 people did not state a religion. 847 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 22 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.
40.4% of people are married, 9.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.1% live with a partner of the same sex, 32.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.3% are separated or divorced. There are 18,401 widowed people living in Croydon.
The top occupations listed by people in Croydon are Professional 19.6%, Administrative and secretarial 14.7%, Associate professional and technical 13.7%, Administrative 11.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.3%, Skilled trades 9.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.5%, Elementary 8.7%, Sales and customer service 8.7%, Elementary administration and service 8.1%.
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- Addiscombe, Ashburton, Bensham Manor, Broad Green, Coulsdon East, Coulsdon West, Croham, Fairfield, Fieldway, Heathfield, Kenley, New Addington, Norbury, Purley, Sanderstead, Selhurst, Selsdon and Ballards, Shirley, South Norwood, Thornton Heath, Upper Norwood, Waddon, West Thornton, Woodside
- 2011 Census United Kingdom