Perry Vale Demographics (Lewisham, England)

Perry Vale is a ward in Lewisham of London, England and includes areas of Forest Hill and Honor Oak.

In the 2011 census the population of Perry Vale was 15,618 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Perry Vale is 35, while the median age is lower at 34.

66.8% of people living in Perry Vale were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.6% Jamaica, 2.6% Nigeria, 1.6% Ireland, 1.4% Scotland, 1.4% South America, 0.8% Wales, 0.7% Sri Lanka, 0.7% Ghana, 0.6% India.

87.1% of people living in Perry Vale speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.3% Polish, 1.2% French, 0.8% Spanish, 0.7% Turkish, 0.7% Tamil, 0.6% Portuguese, 0.5% Italian, 0.3% Bulgarian, 0.3% Latvian.

The religious make up of Perry Vale is 51.4% Christian, 29.2% No religion, 6.0% Muslim, 1.4% Hindu, 0.9% Buddhist, 0.2% Sikh, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic. 1,466 people did not state a religion. 69 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

32.1% of people are married, 11.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 2.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 37.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.2% are separated or divorced. There are 819 widowed people living in Perry Vale.

The top occupations listed by people in Perry Vale are Professional 25.7%, Associate professional and technical 18.6%, Administrative and secretarial 11.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.3%, Business, media and public service professionals 9.6%, Administrative 8.5%, Skilled trades 8.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.9%, Business and public service associate professionals 7.7%, Elementary 7.2%.

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