Thornton Heath Demographics (Croydon, England)

Thornton Heath is a ward in Croydon of London, England.

In the 2011 census the population of Thornton Heath was 16,539 and is made up of approximately 53% females and 47% males.

The average age of people in Thornton Heath is 34, while the median age is also 34.

61.3% of people living in Thornton Heath were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 6.9% Jamaica, 3.3% Ghana, 2.3% India, 2.1% Nigeria, 1.7% Pakistan, 1.5% South America, 1.2% Ireland, 1.0% Sri Lanka, 0.7% Kenya.

83.9% of people living in Thornton Heath speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.6% Polish, 1.3% Urdu, 1.2% Portuguese, 1.1% French, 0.9% Tamil, 0.8% Akan, 0.8% Gujarati, 0.6% Turkish, 0.5% Somali.

The religious make up of Thornton Heath is 61.9% Christian, 14.6% No religion, 10.3% Muslim, 3.1% Hindu, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.4% Sikh, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic. 1,357 people did not state a religion. 37 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

32.7% of people are married, 7.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 38.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 12.5% are separated or divorced. There are 998 widowed people living in Thornton Heath.

The top occupations listed by people in Thornton Heath are Professional 16.5%, Administrative and secretarial 14.5%, Associate professional and technical 12.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 12.0%, Elementary 11.6%, Administrative 10.9%, Elementary administration and service 10.8%, Skilled trades 9.5%, Sales and customer service 9.3%, Caring personal service 9.3%.

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