East Wickham Demographics (Bexley, England)

East Wickham is a ward in Bexley of London, England and includes areas of Falconwood, Bellegrove and East Wickham.

In the 2011 census the population of East Wickham was 10,858 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in East Wickham is 40, while the median age is higher at 41.

85.3% of people living in East Wickham were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.6% India, 1.2% Nigeria, 1.0% Ireland, 0.7% Sri Lanka, 0.7% Scotland, 0.5% Kenya, 0.5% Wales, 0.3% Ghana, 0.3% China.

93.3% of people living in East Wickham speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.6% Gujarati, 0.6% Panjabi, 0.6% Tamil, 0.4% Polish, 0.4% Nepalese, 0.4% Turkish, 0.3% All other Chinese, 0.3% Bengali, 0.3% Lithuanian.

The religious make up of East Wickham is 61.8% Christian, 22.9% No religion, 2.7% Muslim, 2.2% Hindu, 1.8% Sikh, 0.8% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish. 782 people did not state a religion. 25 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 4 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

47.7% of people are married, 8.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 26.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.6% are separated or divorced. There are 473 widowed people living in East Wickham.

The top occupations listed by people in East Wickham are Administrative and secretarial 18.9%, Skilled trades 13.8%, Administrative 13.3%, Professional 13.0%, Associate professional and technical 11.7%, Elementary 9.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 8.7%, Sales and customer service 8.3%, Elementary administration and service 8.3%.