Bellingham Demographics (Lewisham, England)

Bellingham is a ward in Lewisham of London, England and includes areas of Catford.

In the 2011 census the population of Bellingham was 14,775 and is made up of approximately 53% females and 47% males.

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

69.1% of people living in Bellingham were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 4.5% Jamaica, 3.9% Nigeria, 1.6% Sri Lanka, 1.2% Ireland, 1.1% Ghana, 0.9% South America, 0.7% Scotland, 0.5% India, 0.4% Somalia.

87.3% of people living in Bellingham speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.7% Tamil, 1.2% French, 1.1% Turkish, 1.0% Polish, 0.7% Albanian, 0.5% Portuguese, 0.5% Arabic, 0.4% Lithuanian, 0.4% Italian.

The religious make up of Bellingham is 59.0% Christian, 21.3% No religion, 6.2% Muslim, 2.5% Hindu, 0.8% Buddhist, 0.2% Sikh, 0.2% Jewish. 1,350 people did not state a religion. 38 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

31.0% of people are married, 9.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.1% live with a partner of the same sex, 38.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 12.5% are separated or divorced. There are 900 widowed people living in Bellingham.

The top occupations listed by people in Bellingham are Professional 15.0%, Administrative and secretarial 13.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 13.4%, Elementary 12.8%, Elementary administration and service 12.0%, Associate professional and technical 11.4%, Skilled trades 10.5%, Administrative 10.4%, Caring personal service 10.4%, Sales and customer service 9.9%.

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