Peckham Demographics (Southwark, England)

Peckham is a ward in Southwark of London, England and includes areas of Peckham.

In the 2011 census the population of Peckham was 14,720 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

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

51.0% of people living in Peckham were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 11.3% Nigeria, 3.5% Jamaica, 3.4% South America, 2.7% Ghana, 1.0% Somalia, 1.0% Ireland, 0.9% North Africa, 0.8% Bangladesh, 0.6% China.

77.2% of people living in Peckham speak English. The other top languages spoken are 3.1% Spanish, 1.8% Polish, 1.7% Yoruba, 1.7% French, 1.4% Portuguese, 1.1% All other Chinese, 1.0% Turkish, 0.9% Somali, 0.9% Bengali.

The religious make up of Peckham is 59.6% Christian, 16.2% No religion, 12.9% Muslim, 1.6% Buddhist, 0.6% Hindu, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Jewish. 1,241 people did not state a religion. 27 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

24.0% of people are married, 9.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 43.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 13.2% are separated or divorced. There are 879 widowed people living in Peckham.

The top occupations listed by people in Peckham are Elementary 18.7%, Elementary administration and service 17.8%, Professional 16.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 13.0%, Associate professional and technical 12.1%, Administrative and secretarial 10.6%, Sales and customer service 9.8%, Caring personal service 9.0%, Skilled trades 8.6%, Administrative 7.9%.

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