Waddon Demographics (Croydon, England)

Waddon is a ward in Croydon of London, England and includes areas of Beddington, Coldharbour, The Waldrons, Pavilion, Selsdon Goods Yard, Old Selsdon Goods Yard and Ruskin Parade.

In the 2011 census the population of Waddon was 17,077 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

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

68.2% of people living in Waddon were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.3% India, 1.8% Jamaica, 1.6% Sri Lanka, 1.4% Ghana, 1.2% Nigeria, 1.1% Ireland, 0.9% Pakistan, 0.9% Scotland, 0.8% South America.

83.9% of people living in Waddon speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.9% Polish, 1.4% Tamil, 0.9% French, 0.9% Gujarati, 0.8% Urdu, 0.6% All other Chinese, 0.5% Spanish, 0.5% Turkish, 0.5% Portuguese.

The religious make up of Waddon is 57.2% Christian, 20.5% No religion, 7.3% Muslim, 5.4% Hindu, 1.0% Buddhist, 0.4% Sikh, 0.1% Jewish.

1,202 people did not state a religion. 48 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

35.1% of people are married, 10.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.2% live with a partner of the same sex, 35.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.9% are separated or divorced. There are 1,011 widowed people living in Waddon.

The top occupations listed by people in Waddon are Professional 18.4%, Administrative and secretarial 14.3%, Associate professional and technical 13.6%, Administrative 11.3%, Elementary 10.0%, Skilled trades 9.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.3%, Sales and customer service 9.3%, Elementary administration and service 9.0%.

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