Wandsworth Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Wandsworth was 306,995 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Wandsworth is 34, while the median age is lower at 32.

61.0% of people living in Wandsworth were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.1% South Africa, 1.9% Ireland, 1.8% Australia, 1.8% Scotland, 1.7% Pakistan, 1.6% South America, 1.3% India, 1.2% Jamaica, 1.1% Wales.

82.6% of people living in Wandsworth speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.1% Polish, 1.6% Urdu, 1.4% French, 1.2% Spanish, 1.0% Portuguese, 1.0% Italian, 0.8% Somali, 0.6% German, 0.5% Arabic.

The religious make up of Wandsworth is 53.0% Christian, 26.3% No religion, 8.1% Muslim, 2.1% Hindu, 0.8% Buddhist, 0.5% Jewish, 0.3% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic.

24,117 people did not state a religion. 1,213 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 25 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

30.8% of people are married, 13.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 41.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.3% are separated or divorced. There are 13,204 widowed people living in Wandsworth.

The top occupations listed by people in Wandsworth are Professional 29.0%, Associate professional and technical 21.9%, Business, media and public service professionals 14.7%, Managers, directors and senior officials 14.4%, Business and public service associate professionals 14.0%, Administrative and secretarial 10.0%, Corporate managers and directors 10.0%, Administrative 7.0%, Business, Research and Administrative Professionals 6.4%, Sales, Marketing and Related Associate Professionals 6.3%.