Upper Norwood Demographics (Croydon, England)

Upper Norwood is a ward in Croydon of London, England and includes areas of Norwood, Upper Norwood and Crystal Palace.

In the 2011 census the population of Upper Norwood was 16,082 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Upper Norwood is 36, while the median age is lower at 35.

64.2% of people living in Upper Norwood were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.3% Jamaica, 2.2% India, 1.8% Ghana, 1.7% Pakistan, 1.6% Nigeria, 1.5% South America, 1.4% Ireland, 1.0% Kenya, 1.0% Scotland.

83.1% of people living in Upper Norwood speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.0% Polish, 1.6% Gujarati, 1.2% Portuguese, 1.1% Urdu, 0.9% Bengali, 0.9% French, 0.7% Spanish, 0.5% Italian, 0.5% Tamil.

The religious make up of Upper Norwood is 55.1% Christian, 19.3% No religion, 10.4% Muslim, 4.1% Hindu, 0.8% Buddhist, 0.3% Jewish, 0.3% Sikh, 0.1% Atheist. 1,384 people did not state a religion. 50 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 3 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

35.2% of people are married, 10.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 36.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.9% are separated or divorced. There are 867 widowed people living in Upper Norwood.

The top occupations listed by people in Upper Norwood are Professional 21.5%, Associate professional and technical 14.8%, Administrative and secretarial 12.7%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.2%, Administrative 9.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.4%, Skilled trades 9.4%, Elementary 8.4%, Sales and customer service 7.9%, Elementary administration and service 7.9%.