Erith Demographics (Bexley, England)

Erith is a ward in Bexley of London, England and includes areas of West Heath.

In the 2011 census the population of Erith was 12,053 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Erith is 35, while the median age is lower at 33.

75.6% of people living in Erith were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 5.9% Nigeria, 3.4% India, 1.0% Zimbabwe, 0.8% Ireland, 0.8% Ghana, 0.7% Scotland, 0.5% Jamaica, 0.5% South Africa, 0.4% South America.

89.6% of people living in Erith speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.8% Panjabi, 1.1% Polish, 0.6% Yoruba, 0.4% Portuguese, 0.4% Lithuanian, 0.3% Turkish, 0.3% Tamil, 0.3% Russian, 0.3% Shona.

The religious make up of Erith is 58.7% Christian, 23.8% No religion, 4.9% Sikh, 3.3% Muslim, 1.6% Hindu, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist. 745 people did not state a religion. 36 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

38.5% of people are married, 12.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 30.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.3% are separated or divorced. There are 640 widowed people living in Erith.

The top occupations listed by people in Erith are Administrative and secretarial 15.2%, Professional 14.5%, Elementary 12.0%, Administrative 11.3%, Associate professional and technical 10.8%, Skilled trades 10.7%, Elementary administration and service 10.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.1%, Sales and customer service 9.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.1%.

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